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UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Located at the geographic heart of Long Island, Five Towns College has been preparing students for work in all phases of the entertainment industry for the past 30 years. Today, over 1100 students from every corner of the globe come to study at the College's suburban campus at Dix Hills, New York. Students are drawn to the College because of its reputation in music and the performing arts.

LOCATION

Five Towns College is located 35 miles from New York City. It takes approximately one hour or less using the Long Island Railroad or by car. The College is located just off Exit 50 of the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills.

Why Come To Five Towns College?

We provide a small college atmosphere with personal attention
Great Internship programs
Hands-on student experiences
Outstanding Faculty
Superb residence hall living facilities
Great social calendar of events

COURSES OFFERED

The Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degree in Business Management, with concentrations in audio recording technology and music business, prepares students for a career in the entertainment industry. Some of the business courses taken include artist management, concert production and promotion, music business contracts and music marketing. The music business concentration is designed for students interested in a career in music-related business fields. The course work covers the various aspects of this exciting and rapidly growing field including technical, legal, production management and merchandising aspects, which provides professional training for students who intend to pursue careers in the entertainment industry. An internship program is a requirement of the Business Program. Our Career Services Department will assist students with internships as the College works with many high profile entertainment companies located on Long Island and New York City. Internships are a great way for students to gain hands-on experience while exposing them to the professional world.

The audio recording technology concentration is designed to provide both music and business students with tools needed to succeed as professional engineers and producers in the recording industry. Students receive intensive instruction in audio recording and the chance to participate in supervised internships. The College's proximity to New York City allows many students the opportunity to intern in world-class studios. Some of the classes offered are Recording Studio Operations, Non-Linear recording and MIDI Applications.

Jazz/Commercial Music degrees are offered at the Associate (A.A.S), Bachelor (B.M.), Master (M.M.) and Doctoral (D.M.A.) level. An audition is required to be accepted into the program, which can be satisfied by sending a DVD including two of your selections or a live audition through the Internet. All music students are required each semester to be in at least one performing group or ensemble while attending the College. Students receive intensive instruction in studies that include course work in harmony, counterpoint, composition songwriting, keyboard techniques, commercial arranging, and composition. The performance concentration is designed for students planning to pursue careers as professional performers.

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The Theatre Arts Program offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), where the study of theatre is enhanced by at least six Theatre productions each semester. Productions include musical theatre, children's theatre, drama, comedy and plays written by our own students. An audition is necessary to be considered for this program, which can be satisfied by submitting a DVD for evaluation.

The Film Video Division provides hands-on instruction where students will earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (B.F.A.) in Film/Video. Five Towns College has the largest selection of film equipment in the North East including H.D. film cameras, professional lighting kits and sound equipment, which students can sign out and use for their assignments and projects. Some courses include Cinematography, Audio for Video, Digital Film Editing and Television Commercial Production.

Five Towns College awards a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Mass Communication with concentrations in broadcasting and journalism. Students in the Broadcasting Program are expected to develop their own weekly show, which is aired on the College radio station (WFTU) or write for the school newspaper,The Record, if you are a Journalism major. Internships are a requirement of this program.

SCHOLARSHIP AND FEES

Scholarships are offered to International students ranging from $1,000-$9,000 yearly. The current tuition is $19,800 per year,room and board is $13,470.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Prospective students must submit a completed application and an official high school and/or college transcript. Two letters of recommendation are required. Transfer students must also submit official transcripts of all college-level work attempted. International applicants must present a minimum TOEFL score of at least 79-80 (internet) for undergraduate and a 98 (internet) for graduate students. Applicants may apply to Five Towns College on a rolling admissions basis.

CONTACT US

For further information, email us at www.admissions@ftc.edu or call us at 631-656-2110.

Current Courses

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    • Type
    • Course Title
    • Duration
    • Location
    • BPS
    • BPS Business Management
    • 4 Years
    • New York
    • Mus. B
    • MusB Jazz/Commercial Music
    • 4 Years
    • New York
    • BS
    • BS Childhood Education
    • 4 Years
    • New York
    • Mus.B
    • Mus B Music Education
    • 4 Years
    • New York
    • BFA
    • BFA Film/Video
    • 4 Years
    • New York
    • BS
    • BS Mass Communication
    • 4 Years
    • New York
    • BFA
    • BFA Theatre Arts
    • 4 Years
    • New York
    • AA
    • AA Liberal Arts
    • 2 Years
    • New York
    • AAS
    • AAS Business Management
    • 2 Years
    • New York
    • AAS
    • AAS Jazz/Commercial Music
    • 2 Years
    • New York

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