Music Production and Engineering Diploma

Valid for catalog year fall 2017–summer 2018 only. For students who entered Berklee prior to fall 2017, search major grids for past catalog years.

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    Core

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    Major

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    Liberal Arts

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    Electives

Semester 1

Course # Title Credits
PIXX-111 Private Instruction 1 2
ENXX-xxx Ensemble 1
PW-111 Music Application and Theory 4
ET-111 Ear Training 1 2
MTEC-111 Introduction to Music Technology 2
LENS-P10x LENS Seminar - choose 1
LENS-P101 Engaging with Artistic Space
LENS-P103 Engaging with Boston Culture and History (Boston only)
LENS-P105 Engaging with Contemporary Issues
LENS-P107 Engaging with the Community through Service Learning
LENS-P109 Engaging with Valencia Culture and History (Valencia only)
2
Total Credits 12

Semester 2

Course # Title Credits
PIXX-112 Private Instruction 2 2
ENXX-xxx Ensemble 1
AR-111 Arranging 1 2
ET-112 Ear Training 2 2
HR-112 Harmony 2 2
XXXX-xxx Acoustics - choose 1
LMSC-208 Music Acoustics
LMSC-209 Architectural Acoustics
3
Total Credits 12

Semester 3 (suggested semester to study abroad)

Course # Title Credits
PIXX-211 Private Instruction 3 1
ENXX-xxx Ensemble 1
ILXX-xxx Instrumental Lab 1
XXXX-xxx Ear Training 3/Solfege 1 - choose 1
ET-211 Ear Training 3
ET-231 Solfege 1
2
HR-211 Harmony 3 2
MP-211 Principles of Audio Technology 2
MP-214 Critical Listening Lab 1
MP-215 Production Analysis Lab 1
MP-225 Audio and MIDI Systems for Music Production 2
Total Credits 13

Semester 4

Course # Title Credits
PIXX-212 Private Instruction 4 1
ENXX-xxx Ensemble 1
ILXX-xxx Instrumental Lab 1
XXXX-xxx Ear Training 4/Solfege 2 - choose 1
ET-212 Ear Training 4
ET-232 Solfege 2
2
HR-212 Harmony 4 2
MP-212 Principles of Audio Technology 2 2
MP-241 Mix Techniques Lab 2
MP-247 Business of Music Production 2
Total Credits 13

Semester 5

Course # Title Credits
CM-211 Tonal Harmony and Composition 1 2
XXXX-xxx Conducting 1 - choose 1
COND-211 Conducting 1
COND-216 Conducting 1 with Live Keyboard Ensemble
1
MP-318 Creative Production Skills 2
MP-340 Multitrack Recording Techniques 2
MP-341 Mix Techniques 2 2
XXXX-xxx General Electives 3
Total Credits 12

Semester 6

Course # Title Credits
CM-212 Tonal Harmony and Composition 2 2
XXXX-xxx Conducting 2 - choose 1
COND-212 Conducting 2
COND-217 Conducting 2 with Live Keyboard Ensemble
1
CP-210 The Art of Counterpoint 3
LHUM-400 Professional Development Seminar 2
MP-320 Music Production for Records 2
MP-385 Advanced Recording Techniques 2
Total Credits 12

Semester 7 (suggested semester to study abroad)

Course # Title Credits
XXXX-xxx Production - choose 1
MP-421 Music Production for Visual Media
MP-431 Vocal Production
2
XXXX-xxx Approved Specified Elective 2
XXXX-xxx General Electives 8
Total Credits 12

Semester 8

Course # Title Credits
MP-461 Advanced Production Projects 2
XXXX-xxx Approved Specified Elective 2
XXXX-xxx General Electives 6
Total Credits 10

Study abroad at our Valencia, Spain, campus. It is recommended that MPE majors study in Valencia during their third or seventh semester. For specific program information, please see the chair of your major or contact the study abroad office.