Academic Calendar

Recording and Production Major

Plan of Study Grid
Year IICredits
MUSC 201 Theory III: Jazz Harmony and Analysis 3
MUSC 213 Ear Training III 3
MUSC 215
Functional Keyboard I
or Accompanying I
MUSC 216
Functional Keyboard II
or Accompanying II
MUSC 219 Technical Ear Training 3
MUSC 263 Introduction to Music Technology and Production 3
MUSC 294 Performance Ensemble 1 0
MUSC 295 Performance Ensemble 1 0
MUSC 361 Introduction to Music Career Management 3
MUSC 366 Introduction to the Recording Studio 3
MUSC 467 Recording Studio Production 3
Elective – 100 level or higher 3
Music Option – See list below 3
Year III
MUSC 202 Theory IV: Chromatic Harmony 3
MUSC 221 Applied Instrument I 1.5
MUSC 222 Applied Instrument II 1.5
MUSC 253 Live Sound Reinforcement I 3
MUSC 254 Live Sound Reinforcement II 3
MUSC 313 Arranging I: Introduction to Arranging 3
MUSC 364 Applications in Music Technology I 3
MUSC 368 Psychoacoustics 3
MUSC 396 Performance Ensemble 1
MUSC 397 Performance Ensemble 1
MUSC 427 Cultural Studies of Music 3
MUSC 469 Mastering 3
Elective – 200 level or higher 3
Year IV
MUSC 367 Analog and Digital Signal Processing 3
MUSC 424 Ethnomusicology 3
MUSC 426 History of Electro-Acoustic Music 3
MUSC 465 Applications in Music Technology II 3
MUSC 468 Acoustics 3
MUSC 482 Independent Study 2 6
Electives – 200 level or higher 6
Music Option – See list below 3
 Total Credits92

Students must take a minimum of 3 credits in Music Career Management options. 

Note: Not all option courses are offered in every year. 

Music Career Management Options

Course ID Course Name Credits
MUSC 362The Business of Music3
MUSC 476Health Issues and the Professional Musician3
AGAD 209Publicity and Media Relations in the Arts3
AGAD 225Performing Arts Management3
AGAD 226Museum and Gallery Management3
AGAD 227Managing in the Music Industry3
AGAD 300Practicum in Arts Management3
AGAD 301Cultural Policy and Advocacy3

Music Education Options

Course ID Course Name Credits
MUSC 341Woodwind Techniques3
MUSC 344Brass Techniques3
MUSC 345Percussion and Rhythm Instruments3
MUSC 431Conducting Techniques3

Other Options

Course ID Course Name Credits
MUSC 207Songwriting I3
MUSC 208Songwriting II3
MUSC 498Performance Ensemble1.5
MUSC 499Performance Ensemble1.5
INTA 360The Arts and Pedagogy3

Note: Two terms of Performance Ensemble (MUSC 498 & 499) may replace one 3 credit MUSC option
Note: Not all option courses are offered in every year