About this course
The Foundation in Music (FIM) program is a one-year program taught at ICOM across three trimesters in January, May and September each year. Students learn music theory, contemporary harmony, ear training, music technology, private lessons, ensembles, traditional harmony and traditional counterpoint using Berklee workbooks. In addition to music courses, students also take liberal arts subjects such as English Language, Academic Writing, Computer Applications, Survey of Pop Music and Musical Acoustics.
ICOM students who wish to transfer to Berklee are required to go through Berklee's official undergraduate admissions process. Students accepted to Berklee will receive transfer credit for courses taken at ICOM in accordance with an agreement between the two colleges.
Malaysia student who wish to enter this program are required to obtain minimum 5 SPM credits (Pass in Bahasa Melayu & Sejarah) or equivalent high school completion. International students are required to obtain minimum IGCSE or High school completion equivalent to O-level, with minimum 5 credits.
Ear Training, Harmony, Private Instruction, Ensembles, Traditional Harmony, Music Technology, Scoring for Rhythm Section