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Bachelor Degree Programmes

BA in Arts and Entertainment Management

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

 The AEM Student Journey

 

 

Contemporary Arts and Entertainment Practice

 

 

Digital Communication and Design

 

 

Caribbean Art & Culture

 

 

English and Communication

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

International Culture Ecology

 

 

Management of Creativity 1: idea into reality

 

 

Management of Creativity 1: Frameworks for creativity

 

 

Practical Maths

 

 

Elective

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Year 2

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Management of Creativity 2: legal and Business practice

 

 

Management of Creativity 2: people and relationships

 

 

Cultural Theory 1:  key concepts and contexts

 

 

Cultural Theory 2: international arts and entertainment environment

 

 

Caribbean Politics

 

 

Elective

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Arts and Entertainment Marketing & Communication 1: understanding the market

 

 

Arts and Entertainment Marketing & Communication 2: creating, developing, managing and communicating the brand

 

 

Finance and Entrepreneurship 1:  the small creative business

 

 

Finance and Entrepreneurship 2:  expanding into profitability

 

 

Ethics and Citizenship

 

 

Elective

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

Year 3

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Innovation and Development

 

 

Arts and Entertainment: Digital Applications

 

 

Creative Project:  Innovation

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Art and Entertainment Marketing and Communication 3 – reaching the market

 

 

Event Management: Theory and Practice

 

 

Research Project: Brand or Event Case Study

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Year 4

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Work-based Learning/Internship

 

 

External Case Study

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Final Major Project

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Major in Graphic Design

 

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Graphic Design 1

 

 

Typography 1

 

 

Interrelated Media 1

 

 

Modern & Contemporary Art

 

 

History of Design: Prehistoric to Present

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Graphic Design 2

 

 

Typography 2

 

 

Interrelated Media 2

 

 

History of Graphic Design

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Year 2

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Graphic Design 3

 

 

Interrelated Media 3

 

 

Research Methods

 

 

Creative Writing for Graphic Design

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Graphic Design 4

 

 

Design Internship

 

 

Professional Challenges in Design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Year 3

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Graphic Design 5

 

 

Introduction to Design Management

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Portfolio: Graphic Design

 

 

Research Paper

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Major in Studio Art

 

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

2D Studio Practice 1

 

 

3D Studio Practice 1

 

 

Printmaking 1

 

 

Photography 1

 

 

Film & Video 1

 

 

Modern & Contemporary Art

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

2D Studio Practice 2

 

 

3D Studio Practice 2

 

 

Printmaking 2

 

 

Photography 2

 

 

Film & Video 2

 

 

Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

Year 2

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Advance Studio Practice1

 

 

Modern & Contemporary Caribbean Art

 

 

Research Methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Advance Studio Practice 2

 

 

Contemporary Art in Africa & the African Diaspora

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

  

Year 3

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Advance Studio Practice 3

 

 

Issues in Contemporary Art 1

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Portfolio: Studio Art

 

 

Professional Business Practice

 

 

Research Paper

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Associate Degree Programmes

Dance

 

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

History of Dance

 

 

Music, Movement & Self-Awareness

 

 

Technique: Modern 1

 

 

Technique: Caribbean 1

 

 

Technique: Ballet 1

 

 

English & Communication

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Anatomy & Kinesiology

 

 

Dance Improvisation

 

 

Technique: Modern 2

 

 

Technique: Caribbean 2

 

 

Technique: Ballet 2

 

 

Ethics & Citizenship

 

 

Elective (Physical/Biological or Social Science

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Year 2

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Dance Composition

 

 

Technique: Modern 3

 

 

Technique: Caribbean 3

 

 

Technique: Ballet 3

 

 

Caribbean Politics & Society

 

 

Practical Maths

 

 

Caribbean Cultural Studies

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Dance in Education

 

 

Dance in Performance/Portfolio

 

 

Technique: Modern 4

 

 

Technique: Caribbean 4

 

 

Technique: Ballet 4

 

 

Technical Theatre 1:  Introduction to Stage Craft

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Fashion Design

 

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

History of Fashion 1

 

 

Textile

 

 

Fashion Design 1

 

 

Fashion Illustration 1

 

 

Pattern Drafting 1

 

 

Construction Techniques 1

 

 

Computer-Aided-Design

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

History of Fashion 2

 

 

Fashion Design 2

 

 

Fashion Illustration 2

 

 

Pattern Drafting 2

 

 

Construction Techniques 2

 

 

2 D Visual Language

 

 

Caribbean Culture Studies

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Year 2

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Fashion Design 3

 

 

Pattern Drafting 3

 

 

Fabric Print Design

 

 

English and Communication

 

 

Caribbean Politics and Society

 

 

Practical Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Accessory Design

 

 

Business for Fashion

 

 

Portfolio Collection

 

 

Ethics and Citizenship

 

 

Sociology/Latin Dance/Computer Applications

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Music

 

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Harmony 1

 

 

Ear Training 1

 

 

Computer Music 1

 

 

Music History 1

 

 

Ensemble 1

 

 

Reading Lab 1

 

 

Private Lesson 1

 

 

English & Communication

 

 

Caribbean Cultural Studies

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Harmony 2

 

 

Ear Training 2

 

 

Computer Music 2

 

 

Music History 2

 

 

Improvisation

 

 

Ensemble 2

 

 

Reading Lab 2

 

 

Private Lesson 2

 

 

Caribbean Politics & Society

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

 

Year 2

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Arranging

 

 

Music Business

 

 

Enrichment 1

 

 

Caribbean Music

 

 

Ensemble 3

 

 

Private Lesson 3

 

 

Ethics & Citizenship

 

 

Practical Maths

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Enrichment 2

 

 

Recital Class

 

 

Conducting

 

 

Ensemble 4

 

 

Private Lesson 4

 

 

Elective

 

 

Elective

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

  

Theatre Arts

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Acting 1

4

60

Voice & Speech 1

3

45

History of Theatre

3

45

Performance Analysis

3

45

English & Communication

3

45

Technical Theatre 1

3

45

TOTAL

19

285

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Acting 2

4

60

Voice & Speech 2

3

45

Caribbean Theatre

3

45

Introduction to Dance

3

45

Caribbean Cultural Studies

3

45

Practical Maths

3

45

Ethics & Citizenship

3

45

 

 

 

TOTAL

22

330

YEAR TOTAL

41

615

 

Year 2 (Technical)

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Technical Theatre 2

4

60

Music for Theatre

3

45

Stage Design

3

45

Costume & Makeup

3

45

Stage Management

3

45

Caribbean Politics

3

45

TOTAL

19

285

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Portfolio

6

90

Research in the Arts

3

45

Management for Theatre

3

45

Elective

3

45

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

15

225

YEAR TOTAL

34

510

 

Year 2 (Performance)

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

Applied Theatre

3

45

Performance Studies

4

60

Musical Theatre

3

45

Caribbean Politics

3

45

Costume & Make-up

3

45

TOTAL

16

240

SEMESTER 2

 

 

Theatre Management

3

45

Research Methods

3

45

Portfolio

6

90

Voice & Speech 3

3

45

Elective

3

45

TOTAL

18

270

YEAR TOTAL

34

510

PROGRAMME TOTAL

75

1125

 

 

Visual Art

 

Year 1

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

2D Visual Language 1

 

 

2D Objective Representation 1

 

 

3D Visual Language

 

 

Art & Ideas

 

 

English & Communication

 

 

Ethics & Citizenship

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

2D Visual Language 2

 

 

2D Objective Representation 2

 

 

3D  Objective Representation

 

 

World Art 1

 

 

Caribbean Politics & Society

 

 

Practical Mathematics

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

  

Year 2

CR

HR

SEMESTER 1

 

 

2D Objective Representation 3

 

 

Interrelated Media

 

 

*Fine Arts 1

 

 

*Graphic Design 1

 

 

World Art 2

 

 

Elective

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

 

**Fine Art Drawing

 

 

** Fine Art 2

 

 

Caribbean Cultural Studies

 

 

World Art 3

 

 

OR

 

 

**Graphic Design Drawing

 

 

**Graphic Design 2

 

 

Caribbean Cultural Studies

 

 

World Art 3

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

Certificate Programme

 

Fashion Design

 

 

CR

HR

 

 

 

History of Fashion 1

 

 

Fashion Design 1

 

 

Fashion Illustration 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of Fashion 2

 

 

Fashion Design 2

 

 

Fashion Illustration 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pattern Drafting 1

 

 

Construction Techniques 1

 

 

Textiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pattern Drafting 2

 

 

Construction Techniques 2

 

 

Business for Fashion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

 

Interior Decorating

 

 

CR

HR

Principles of Design

 

 

Colour Theory and Practice

 

 

Concepts of Drafting

 

 

 

 

 

Fundamentals of Lighting and Materials

 

 

History of Furniture and Accessories

 

 

Window Treatment and Fabrics

 

 

Personal Study

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

YEAR TOTAL

 

 

PROGRAMME TOTAL

 

 

 

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