1. Professional Readiness Review
Students will review
2. Building an Online Professional Portfolio
3. Enhancing an Online Presence
4. Writing Grant Applications and Proposals
5. Building Relationships Through Networking
The course will include lecture, lab and seminar components, with frequent guest speakers to enhance networking and learning opportunities. In the seminar, students will be expected to share their findings, experiences and writing. Students will also be expected to attend and report on arts and cultural activities during the term. At least one one-on-one interview with the instructor will be required, with discussion focused on career development accomplishments and plans.
Students will demonstrate their mastery of course material through assignments, involvement in group work, and participation in a public event (e.g., portfolio show, presentation) at the end of term.
Students write "statements of commitments" to help them identify specific professional goals and report on their progress toward those goals.
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, ability to meet deadlines, presentation skills, and accurate self-evaluation.
Evaluation will be based on this general format:
|Individual/group projects (3)||30%|
|Statements of commitment (i.e., contracts) (3)||30%|
|Portfolio development and presentation||30%|
|Professionalism/participation (as defined above)||10%|
Students who successfully complete this course will
Coursepack of industry readings from arts, music and professional communication magazines and journals.
Career development publications from industry associations such as the Vancouver Cultural Alliance and Cultural Human Resources Canada as well as practitioners. For example,
Cultural Human Resources Canada. (n.d.). The art of managing your career. (Discipline enhancements include film, music and theatre.) CHRC.
D'Eith, B. (2014). A career in music: The other 12 step program. Adagio Music.
Admission to the Diploma Program in Music Technology or the Bachelor of Performing Arts or instructor permission.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Athabasca University (AU)||AU CMNS 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU CMNS 1XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Coast Mountain College (CMTN)||CMTN ENGL 1XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|College of New Caledonia (CNC)||CNC FINE 108 (2)||2017/01/01 to -|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR COMC 1XX (3)||2017/05/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG CMNS 1XXX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|North Island College (NIC)||NIC ENG 1XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Northern Lights College (NLC)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|Okanagan College (OC)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU MCOM 1XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW COMM 1XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CMNS 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU ARTS 1st (3)||2017/01/01 to -|