Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Music – General (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts

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Subject:  Administered by Dan School of Drama and Music.
Plan:  Consists of 30.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 90.0 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

1. Core
A. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Music Fundamentals
Foundations in Tonal Music
Introduction to Teaching Music to Children
Theory and Analysis I
B. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
The Republic to Rationalism: History, Arts, and Performance l
Listening to Revolutions: History, Arts, and Performance ll
C. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Social History of Popular Music
Western Art Music: Crusades to Colonialism
Western Art Music: Industrialization to the Internet
Global Musics
Musical Theatre
2. Option
A. Select 12.00 units from the following:12.00
3. Additional Requirements
A. A maximum of 18.00 units may be at the 100-level.
Elective Courses60.00
Total Units90.00

4. Notes

A. Students interested in music education are advised to take 6.0 units from MUSC 180 Vocal Techniques and Methods-; MUSC 270 Conducting Techniques; MUSC 274 Music Education:Partnership Placement; MUSC 280 Vocal Techniques and Methods-MUSC 288 Guitar Techniques and Methods.

B. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. 

Music Course Lists

Course lists for students who were admitted to a Music Plan after May 1, 2020

The following lists may contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Music Substitutions
DRAM 247Drama Practicum1.50
GNDS 410Special Topics in Gender Studies3.00
IDIS 410Contemporary Cultural Performance in Practice3.00
LLCU 244Hips Don't Lie?: Music and Culture in Latin America3.00
MAPP 311Sound Production3.00