Algonquin College

General Arts and Science - Introduction to Music Industry Arts

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:General Arts and Science (Ottawa)
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Music, Other
Description:This one-year Ontario College Certificate program is designed for students with minimal or no music experience who have an interest in the music industry. Students are provided with the opportunity to gain knowledge of the music industry before investing in a diploma or degree. Students receive an introduction to the history of pop music, song writing and performance, entertainment law, audio recording, marketing, production, Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI), mixing and mastering final recordings. This program is useful for individuals who want to experience college delivery of course material, who want a starting point to pursue a career in the music industry, or who are looking to build a music portfolio for entrance into a diploma or degree program.

Graduates are eligible to receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science - One Year, with concentration in Introduction to Music Industry Arts. Graduates can apply to another program at the College or continue their studies in Year II of the General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program. Some credits may be considered as transfer credits towards other college programs. Additionally, eligible students who complete the certificate program with a GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible for Articulation Agreements. All articulation agreements to postsecondary institutions can be found at: http://www.algonquincollege.com/degree-pathways/list/.
URL:General Arts and Science - Introduction to Music Industry Arts at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,513
International: $6,090

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

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  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 26, 2018

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