Courses

e.g. AR or AR-211
e.g. Film or "Bass Lab"

Internship Certificate

IN-103

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 3rd semester standing (student must have completed at two semesters at Berklee before eligible to enroll in course)
Department: EXPL

A minimum of 50 hours of monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. Internships may take place in the geographic location of a student's choice, but enrollment is limited to situations approved by the Office of Experiential Learning. To apply for an internship, please see the Office of Experiential Learning at least one semester prior to planned internship experience. Students will be required to attend a one-hour preparation seminar before applying for internships or enrolling in the course. Upon submission of course requirements and satisfactory supervisor evaluation, the student will receive a certificate of completion from the college and a passing grade in the course. Note: Credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college.

Los Angeles Internship Program: 2 Credit

IN-492

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, satisfactory completion of 50 credits by the start of the internship, minimum of 3.00 CCumGPA (concentrate GPA) and 2.50 CumGPA (overall GPA), and permission of Office of Experiential Learning
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in the Los Angeles area. The L.A. Internship Program involves a substantial workload commitment, comparable to full-time study. Students are required to intern for 140 hours over the duration of the semester in which they are enrolled in the Los Angeles Internship Program. Housing for interns is secured by the college. For more information and to apply for the L.A. Internship Program, see the Office of Experiential Learning to obtain materials. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the Los Angeles Internship Program. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

New York Internship: 2 Credit

IN-493

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Summer Only
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, acceptance into New York Internship Program
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in New York, NY. Students are required to intern for 140 hours over the duration of the semester in which they enrolled in the New York Internship Program. Students will also be required to attend weekly workshops led by prominent alumni and members of the music industry. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the New York Internship Program. Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the internship site and the college. Student housing is secured by the college. See the Office of Experiential Learning for more information and application materials.

Los Angeles Internship: 6 Credit

IN-497

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, satisfactory completion of 50 credits by the start of the internship, minimum of 3.00 CCumGPA (concentrate GPA) and 2.50 CumGPA (overall GPA), and permission of Office of Experiential Learning
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in the Los Angeles area. The L.A. Internship Program involves a substantial workload commitment, comparable to full-time study. Students are required to intern for 300 hours over the duration of the semester in which they are enrolled in the Los Angeles Internship Program. Housing for interns is secured by the college. For more information and to apply for the L.A. Internship Program, see the Office of Experiential Learning to obtain materials. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the Los Angeles Internship Program. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

Summer Internship Program in London

IN-498

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Summer Only
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, satisfactory completion of 50 credits by the start of the internship
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in London, England. Interns will be required to work at the internship site for two to three days a week for approximately 10 weeks. The remaining days of each week will be devoted to class presentations and field trips exploring British life and culture. Students will be required to attend a pre-departure orientation session in Boston and a second orientation upon arrival in London. Housing for interns is secured by the college. To apply for the Summer Internship Program in London, see the Office of Experiential Learning for application materials. Enrollment in the Summer Internship Program in London is limited to situations approved by the Office of Experiential Learning. Note: Credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college.

New York Internship: 6 Credit

IN-499

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Jay Kennedy
Semesters Offered: Summer Only
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, acceptance into New York Internship Program
Department: EXPL

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in New York, NY. Students are required to intern for 300 hours over the duration of the semester in which they enrolled in the New York Internship Program. Students will also be required to attend weekly workshops led by prominent alumni and members of the music industry. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the New York Internship Program. Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the internship site and the college. Student housing is secured by the college. See the Office of Experiential Learning for more information and application materials.

Trumpet Class for Music Education Majors

ISBR-221

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Cecil Adderley
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: MUED majors not taking ISBR-231
Electable by: MUED majors
Prerequisites: None
Department: MUED

Functional study of the trumpet. Technical fundamentals of class instruction in music education. Use of representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.

Trombone Class for Music Education Majors

ISBR-231

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Cecil Adderley
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: MUED majors not taking ISBR-221
Electable by: MUED majors
Prerequisites: None
Department: MUED

Functional study of the trombone. Technical fundamentals of class instruction in music education. Use of representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.

Guitar Class for Music Education Majors

ISGT-221

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: MUED majors
Prerequisites: None
Department: GUIT

Functional study of the guitar. Technical fundamentals of class instruction in music education. Use of representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.

Guitar Class for Music Therapists 1

ISGT-231

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: MTHE majors
Electable by: MTHE majors
Prerequisites: None
Department: GUIT

Introduction to guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.

Guitar Class for Music Therapists 2

ISGT-232

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: MTHE majors
Electable by: MTHE majors
Prerequisites: ISGT-231 or by written approval of course instructor
Department: GUIT

Continued development of guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.

Basic Keyboard Techniques 1

ISKB-211

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: COMP, CWPR, FILM, JCMP, and SONG majors
Electable by: Electable by:COMP, CWPR, FILM, JCMP, and SONG majors
Prerequisites: PW-111
Department: PIANO

For non-piano principals. Comping, harmonic continuity. Triads, seventh chords, melody, and accompaniment. Standard song forms, blues.

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