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For students in Catalog year 2015-2016 Berklee College of Music

Film Scoring Department

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MTEC-111 FS-375 will become


FS-403 Su16

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FS-221 FS-487
FS-241 FS-341 FS-441
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CM-211 CM-212 CM-221 FS-340 FS-351
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PW-111 HR-112 HR-211 HR-212 FS Approved Specified Electives (ASE) e

MLAN-312, CW-237, CW-255, CM-341, CM-342, CM-441,t CM-


ET-111 ET-112 ET-211 ET-212 361, MB-201, MB-211, MP-210, CM-312, COND-351, COND- h
(ET-231) (ET-232) 361, CP-311, PW-365, SW-345, FS-271, FS-343, FS-371, iFS-495,
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LHUM-251 (3 credits), OR ANY ADVANCED ELECTIVE NOT TAKEN
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FS Advanced Electives: FS-433, FS-435, FS-P440, FS- n
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COURSE DIRECTORY

AR-111 Arranging 1 FS-203 Scoring Tech 1


FS-221 Intensive Introduction to Film Scoring
CM-211 Tonal Harmony and Composition 1 FS-241 Dramatic Scoring 1
CM-212 Tonal Harmony and Composition 2 FS-271 Analysis Video/Game Music
CM-221 Techniques of Tonal Writing FS-303 Scoring Tech 2 (formerly FS-P301 Mixing the Film Score)
CM-231 Instrumentation and Score Preparation FS-340 Dramatic Orchestration for Film
CM-311 Contemporary Techniques in Composition 1 FS-341 Dramatic Scoring 2
CM-312 Contemporary Techniques in Composition 2 FS-351 Post-Romantic Scoring
CM-341 Scoring for Strings FS-343 Master Film Composers
CM-342 Digital Score Preparation for Composers FS-361 Computer/Synth Applications for Film Scoring
CM-361 World Music Resources in Composition FS-371 Interactive Scoring for Video Games
CM-441 Scoring for Full Orchestra FS-375 Scoring Tech 3 (until Su16)
FS-403 Scoring Tech 3 (beginning Su16)
FS-441 Dramatic Scoring 3
COND-211 Conducting 1 FS-433 Stylistic Adaptation in Film Scoring
COND-221 Vocal Conducting for Music Ed. Majors FS-435 Scoring the Moment
COND-222 Instrumental Conducting for FS-P440 Advanced Dramatic Orchestration & Recording Techniques
Music Education Majors FS-461 Advanced Computer/Synthesis Apps.
COND-351 Advanced Conductors Workshop with in Film Scoring
Live Ensemble FS-468 Contemporary Techniques in Film Scoring
COND-361 Conducting for Film and TV Production FS-471 Advanced Scoring and Implementation for Video Games
COND-216 Conducting 1 with Live Keyboard Ensemble FS-475 Advanced Film Music Editing
COND-217 Conducting 2 with Live Keyboards FS-481 Film Scoring Practicum
FS-P484 Scoring Silent Films 1
FS-485 Scoring Silent Films 2
CP-210 The Art of Counterpoint FS-487 Senior Projects and Portfolio in Film Scoring
CP-215 The Art of Counterpoint 2 FS-495 Internship
CP-311 Advanced Counterpoint
HR-111 Harmony 1
CW-237 Scoring for Percussion HR-112 Harmony 2
CW-255 Contemporary Applications of 12-Tone Concepts
HR-211 Harmony 3
HR-212 Harmony 4
ET-111 Ear Training 1
ISKB-211 Basic Keyboard Techniques 1
ET-112 Ear Training 2
ISKB-212 Basic Keyboard Techniques 2
ET-211 Ear Training 3
ET-212 Ear Training 4
LENG-111 Writing and Communication
ET-231 Solfege 1
ET-232 Solfege 2
MB-201 Principles of Business Management
MB-211 Legal Aspects of the Music Industry
MLAN-312 Style Analysis of 20th Century Music
MP-210 Principles of Independent Record Production
MTEC-111 Introduction to Music Technology
PW-365 Orchestral Mock-Up
PW-111 Music Application and Theory
SW-345 Musical Theater Writing I

Courses listed in bold are required for the FS Major. Two FS electives
are also required-except for some dual majors. There are a few options
to choose from to meet the conducting requirement.