Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Music (MUSC)

MUSC 100  Small Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Chamber music, collaborative piano, or small ensemble experience for qualified instrumentalists and singers. Topics may vary. Course includes weekly coaching and a minimum of one evaluation concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Student will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e. if a student is in their third year they will be registered in MUSC 300).
NOTE Collaborative Piano is strongly recommended for all piano and organ majors in the BMUS program.
LEARNING HOURS VARY.

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 102  Western Music: Napoleon to 9/11  Units: 3.00  

The history of Western art music from 1750 to the present. The course focuses on musical styles, genres, and composers, as well as historical and social contextual considerations.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Studies Centre, Herstmonceux. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion MUSC 203; MUSC 204; MUSC 211. Note Students registered in a MUSC Plan should not register in this course.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 104  Music Fundamentals  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to musical notation, ear training, theory and analysis.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 123 (36L;3G;36O;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion MUSC P52. Note Students who hold Royal Conservatory Advanced Rudiments or higher should consult with the School for appropriate course placement. This course cannot be used as credit towards the BMUS Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 105  Foundations in Tonal Music  Units: 3.00  

An exploration of the theoretical and practical applications of the rudiments of tonal music. Students gain fluency and competency in basic musicianship skills by completing modules in areas such as harmonization, ear-training, composition, arranging, music analysis, writing concert reviews, group performances and singing in the class choir.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 104 or completion of a recognized music conservatory examination in advanced rudiments.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 112  Medium Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Mid-size ensemble experience for qualified performers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wider variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 312).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 114  Introduction to Teaching Music to Children  Units: 3.00  

Hands-on, blended approach to the theory and practice of teaching and engaging with children through music. Students will be introduced to concepts through educational activities and will learn to identify and describe musical characteristics heard in a variety of repertoire as well as perform short pieces appropriate for novice performers.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Recommended MUSC 104 or MUSC P52. Note This course cannot be used as credit towards the BMUS Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 115  Large Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Large ensemble for qualified instrumentalists and singers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wide variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term, for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 315).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 120  Applied Study I to IV (Performance)  Units: 6.00  

A first year study of the student's applied subject (instrument or voice) in the performance concentration.
NOTE Open only to students who have demonstrated a considerably higher level of performance ability than the minimum required for BMUS admission.
LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School. Corequisite MUSC 125. Exclusion MUSC 121.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 121  Applied Study I to IV  Units: 6.00  

The first year of study of the student's chief practical subject (instrument or voice).
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.
LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion MUSC 120; MUSC 125.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 124  Applied Music I to IV  Units: 6.00  

Private instrumental or vocal instruction for non-B.Mus. students. Auditions required.
NOTE In addition to the regular tuition fee, students are charged an additional fee ($1600 in 2020-21, but subject to change to cover the cost of private music lessons).
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.
NOTE Also offered the Bader International Study Centre. Learning Hours may vary.
RECOMENDED At least i) Royal Conservatory Grade IX (or equivalent) for pianists; or ii) Grade VIII piano and Grade VIII organ (or equivalent) for organists; or iii) Grade VIII (or equivalent) for all other instrumentalists and vocalists.
LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 125  Applied Study I (Performance Recital)  Units: 6.00  

Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with the guidelines established by the Dan School of Music.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Corequisite MUSC 120. Exclusion MUSC 121.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 127  Ear Training and Sight Singing I  Units: 3.00  

Training in sight reading and dictation.
NOTE Students with RCM Grade 8 Theory or equivalent may request permission from the School to take the course.

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUTH or MUSC Specialization Plan) or MUSC 104 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 129  Keyboard Skills  Units: 3.00  

A fundamental keyboard skills course designed for non-keyboard majors.
NOTE Course content will support and coordinate with the traditional diatonic harmonic material covered in MUSC 191 but will also include other styles. Successful completion of the course will require a working fluency at the keyboard in sight-reading, melodic and harmonic analysis as well as transcription. Activities will include harmonization, transposition and improvisation.
NOTE Students require previous rudiments and piano experience to take this course.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24Lb;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUTH or MUSC Specialization Plan) or permission of the School. Recommended MUSC 191.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 151  Introduction to Instrumental Composition  Units: 3.00  

This course teaches students the basics of instrumental music composition in the Western Art Music tradition with a strong emphasis on creativity and class participation.
NOTE No prior experience with composition is required, but students must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the rudiments of music prior to enrolment.
LEARNING HOURS 136 (12L;24S;4G;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a MUTH or MUSC Specialization Plan or MUSC 104 or MUSC P52 or permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 153.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 152  Introduction to Vocal Composition  Units: 3.00  

This course teaches students the basics of vocal composition in the Western Art Music tradition with a strong emphasis on creativity and class participation.
NOTE No prior experience with composition is required, but students must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the rudiments of music prior to enrollment.
LEARNING HOURS 136 (12L;24S;4G;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 104 or MUSC P52 or permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 153.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 156  Introduction to Digital Audio Recording, Editing, and Mixing  Units: 3.00  

Basics of digital audio recording, with a focus on free/open-source software tools. Through assignments oriented towards mastering basics necessary for podcast or music recording/mixing, you will gain experience with digital audio workstation software for multitrack production, and tools such as EQ, compression, and limiting.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24Lb;24O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 169  Flute Choir  Units: 1.50  

Ensemble experience for qualified flutists.
LEARNING HOURS 116 (48Pc;26G;42P)

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 171  Social History of Popular Music  Units: 3.00  

A survey of important trends in 20th century Western popular music. Topics include genres, individual artists and groups, record labels and stylistic trends, and sociological issues.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Studies Centre, Herstmonceux. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 180  Vocal Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the study of the singing voice through class instruction. Fundamental techniques that can be used in a teaching situation will be emphasized. Includes the study of the changing voice (male and female), breathing techniques, vowel formations, warm-ups, method books and teaching techniques.
NOTE Students with RCM Grade 8 Theory or equivalent may request permission from the School to take the course.

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUTH or MUSC Specialization Plan) or MUSC 104 Exclusion No more than 6.0 units from MUSC180-189 (BMUS excepted)  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 191  Theory and Analysis I  Units: 6.00  

Diatonic voice-leading and harmony, principles of form and small structures (binary, ternary) through part-writing and analysis.
NOTE Students having received 80% or higher on a conservatory advanced rudiments exam may enrol in the course with permission of the School.
LEARNING HOURS 240 (72L;24T;144P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUTH or MUSC Specialization Plan) or MUSC 105 or (a grade of A- in MUSC 104) or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 200  Small Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Chamber music, collaborative piano, or small ensemble experience for qualified Instrumentalists and singers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly coachings and a minimum of one evaluation concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches heir current level of study, (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 300).
NOTE Collaborative Piano is strongly recommended for all piano and organ majors in the BMUS program.
LEARNING HOURS VARY.

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 210  Western Art Music: Crusades to Colonialism  Units: 3.00  

This course is an examination of the styles, genres, and composers of Western art music between ca. 1000 and 1800 CE. Exploring the historical trajectory of Western music in global context, we will continue to build skills to critically analyze musical works and connect their production with social and cultural contexts.
LEARNING HOURS 119 (36L;18O;65P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUTH 110. Corequisite MUSC 191. Exclusion MUSC 204; MUSC 205.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 211  Western Art Music: Industrialization to the Internet  Units: 3.00  

This course is an examination of the styles, genres, and composers of Western art music between 1750 and the present. Exploring the historical trajectory of Western music in global context, we will build skills to critically analyze musical works and connect their production with social and cultural contexts.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUTH 111. Corequisite MUSC 191. Exclusion MUSC 102; MUSC 203; MUSC 204.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 212  Medium Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Mid-size ensemble experience for qualified performers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wider variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 312).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 215  Large Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Large ensemble for qualified instrumentalists and singers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wide variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term, for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 315).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 220  Applied Study II (Performance)  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 120.
NOTE Students who do not hold the prerequisite may audition for admission to this course. They must obtain a grade of A- in the jury examination component of MUSC 121 or MUSC 124 and receive recommendation of the jury.

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a B in MUSC 120 and MUSC 125. Corequisite MUSC 225. Exclusion MUSC 221.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 221  Applied Study II  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 121.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 121. Exclusion MUSC 220; MUSC 225.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 224  Applied Music  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 124.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 124 and permission of the School. Note This course is not open to BMUS students.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 225  Applied Study II (Performance Recital)  Units: 6.00  

Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with guidelines established by the Dan School of Music.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Corequisite MUSC 220. Exclusion MUSC 221.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 227  Ear Training and Sight Singing II  Units: 3.00  

A continuation of MUSC 127/3.0.

Requirements: MUSC127  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 229  Keyboard Lab  Units: 3.00  

A comprehensive keyboard musicianship course in a laboratory format specifically designed for keyboard majors and others receiving advanced placement. Course content will include practical instrument-specific activities for pianists.
NOTE Course content will support and coordinate with the traditional diatonic harmonic material covered in MUSC 191 but will also include other styles. Successful completion of the course will require a working fluency at the keyboard in sight-reading, melodic and harmonic analysis as well as transcription. Activities will include harmonization, transposition and improvisation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24Lb;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 129 or permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 228. Recommended MUSC 292 and MUSC 293.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 233  Dalcroze Kodaly & Orff  Units: 3.00  

Course Equivalencies: MUSC233, MUSC333  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 240  Music of Video Games  Units: 3.00  

An examination of the music of video games, focusing on sociological perspectives of gameplay. Content will include game history, theories of play, immersion and interactivity, interactions with social media and other online communities, and related interdisciplinary topics such as trope, intertextuality, and narrative.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or registration in the MUTH Plan. Exclusion MUSC 245 (Topic Title: Music and Video Games).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 241  Scandals that Rocked the Classical Music World  Units: 3.00  

From the Renaissance to the present, the course will explore the scandalous affairs, gruesome tales, and secret personal lives of some of history's most beloved "aristocratic" classical composers and musicians, connecting them to historical and political circumstances and seeing their impact on the music we cherish today.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (MUTH 110 or MUTH 111) or permission of the Department. Exclusion MUSC 245 (Topic Title: Scandals that Rocked the Musical World).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 245  Topics in Music and Cultures  Units: 3.00  

An exploration of a specific topic or skillset in (ethno)musicology, music and society, and/or music creation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24O;60P)

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or registration in the MUTH Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 247  Music Practicum  Units: 1.50  

A credit/non-credit practicum for 48 hours of extra-curricular work in music related fields, including School productions.
LEARNING HOURS 60 (12I;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a (COCA, DRAM, MUSC, MUTH or MAPP Plan). Exclusion DRAM 247; MUTH 247.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 253  Introduction to Jazz Improvisation  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the skills required to improvise in the jazz style. Students will develop their ability to improvise by analysing, listening and performing repertoire from the Swing and Bebop eras.

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 2 or above and registration in a MUSC Specialization or MUTH Plan) or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 255  Electroacoustic Music Composition  Units: 6.00  

Basic techniques of electroacoustic music composition, including recording, sound editing, synthesis, MIDI, sequencers and synthesizer voicing. Emphasis is also placed on the history and aesthetics of electroacoustic music through listening, discussion and analysis.

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Recommended Experience in music composition is encouraged but not a prerequisite.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 258  Science and Technology of Music  Units: 3.00  

Practical aspects of the physics of musical instruments, architectural acoustics, physiology of the ear and of the voice, tuning and temperament, psychoacoustics, and audio electronics including analog and digital technologies for recording, synthesis and broadcasting. Attention will also be given to the history and literature of electroacoustic music.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;12O;66P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 270  Conducting Techniques  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to basic principles of choral and instrumental conducting including baton and rehearsal techniques.
NOTE Rental of instruments may be required.

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Corequisite (MUSC 180 or MUSC 181 or MUSC 183 or MUSC 185 or MUSC 187 or MUSC 280 or MUSC 281 or MUSC 283 or MUSC 285 or MUSC 287).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 271  Introduction to Hip Hop  Units: 3.00  

This course explores the emergence of hip hop as a musical and cultural phenomenon. We will examine the history of hip hop from the mid-eighties to the present, considering its aesthetic and political impact on North American culture.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above. Exclusion MUSC 245 (Topic Title: Introduction to Hip Hop - Winter 2021).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 274  Music Education:Partnership Placement  Units: 3.00  

A laboratory course emphasizing weekly field-based observations and supervised practice teaching experiences in music within schools and/or community organizations in conjunction with music education theory.

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 2 or above and [registration in a MUSC or MUTH Plan] or [MUSC 114 and 3.0 units from MUSC or MUTH]) or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 280  Vocal Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

Study of the principles of the musical voice. Topics include vocal care and development, singing techniques, diction and score study. The selection of age-, ability-, and culturally appropriate repertoire and activities will also be examined.
NOTE Enrolment is limited to students in a MUSC or MUTH Plan. Some experience with reading music notation is recommended for students enrolling in this course.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion MUSC 180.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 281  Woodwind Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

Study of the principles of playing Woodwind Instruments through the performance of select instruments and examination of salient repertoire and pedagogical resources used to support beginner and intermediate students. Topics include handling and posture, playing techniques, ranges, fingerings, transpositions, maintenance and care.
NOTE Students will need to access their own instrument(s) and rental options will be made available on the first day of class if needed.
NOTE Enrolment is limited to students in a MUSC or MUTH Plan.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUSC or MUTH plan) or (MUSC 104 or MUSC 105) or permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 181.  
Course Equivalencies: MUSC182; MUSC281  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 282  Exploring Global Music in the Classroom  Units: 3.00  

Group instruction in performing and teaching a selected World Music. Students will learn ways to introduce this music within an age-, ability-, and culturally-appropriate context to teaching.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or registration in the MUTH Plan. Equivalency MUSC 189.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 283  Brass Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

Study of the principles of playing brass instruments through the performance of select instruments and examination of salient repertoire and pedagogical resources used to support beginner and intermediate students. Topics include handling and posture, playing techniques, ranges, fingerings, transpositions, maintenance and care.
NOTE Students will need to access their own instrument(s) and rental options will be made available on the first day of class if needed.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUSC or MUTH plan) or (MUSC 104 or MUSC 105) or permission of the School. Equivalency MUSC 183.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 285  String Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

Study of the principles of orchestral stringed instruments through the performance of select instruments and examination of salient repertoire and pedagogical resources. Fundamental playing techniques will be emphasized including posture and handling, fingerings, bowings, tuning, and maintenance.
NOTE Students will need access to their own instrument(s) and rental options will be made available on the first day of class if needed.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUSC or MUTH plan) or (MUSC 104 or MUSC 105) or permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 185.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 286  Women, Gender and Music  Units: 3.00  

A study, from feminist perspectives, of women's roles in music and relation to music in popular and classical genres of various historic and contemporary traditions. Critical examination of the construct of gender and identity in several musics is included.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 287  Percussion Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

Study of the principles of playing percussion instruments through performance of select instruments, and examination of salient repertoire and pedagogical resources. Students will also develop proficiency reading salient percussion notation and examine appropriate resources and activities for learning these instruments in a group setting.
LEARNING HOURS 114(36L;78P)

Requirements: PREREQUISITE (Registration in a MUSC or MUTH plan) or (MUSC 104/3.0 or MUSC 105/3.0) or permission of the School.  
Course Equivalencies: MUSC187 MUSC187B  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 288  Guitar Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

Study of the principles of playing guitar through performance, and examination of salient repertoire and pedagogical resources. Topics include playing and accompaniment techniques, range, fingerings, handling, care and maintenance. Students will examine how guitar playing techniques can be transferred to ukelele and salient repertoire for teaching.
NOTE Student must provide their own instruments.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a MUSC or MUTH Plan) or (MUSC 104 or MUSC 105) or permission of the School. Equivalency MUSC 188.  
Course Equivalencies: MUSC188 MUSC188B  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 289  Global Musics  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the study of music in culture, based on world music traditions. The course focuses on a selection of Native North American, African, European, Eastern and Middle Eastern, as well as other musical contexts.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 112 (36L;24O;52P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 292  Theory and Analysis IIA  Units: 3.00  

Tonal and chromatic voice-leading and harmony, phrase structure, bipartite, tripartite, and composite formal structures, through part-writing and analysis.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a C- in MUSC 191 or permission of the School. Exclusion A maximum of 6.0 units from MUSC 291; MUSC 292; MUSC 293.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 293  Theory and Analysis IIB  Units: 3.00  

Chromatic voice-leading and harmony, large-scale and expanded formal structures, including sonata, rondo, and expanded 19th-century forms, through part-writing and analysis.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 292. Exclusion A maximum of 6.0 units from MUSC 291; MUSC 292; MUSC 293.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 300  Small Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Chamber music , collaborative piano, or small ensemble experience for qualified Instrumentalist and singers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly coachings and a minimum of one evaluation concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 300).
NOTE Collaborative Piano is strongly recommended for all piano and organ majors in the BMUS program.
LEARNING HOURS VARY.

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 312  Medium Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Mid-size ensemble experience for qualified performers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wider variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 312).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 315  Large Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Large ensemble for qualified instrumentalists and singers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wide variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term, for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 315).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 320  Applied Study III (Performance)  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 220.
NOTE Students who do not hold the prerequisite may audition for admission to this course. They must obtain a grade of A- in the jury examination component of MUSC 221 or MUSC 224 and receive recommendation of the jury.

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a B in MUSC 220 and MUSC 225. Corequisite MUSC 325. Exclusion MUSC 321; MUSC 324.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 321  Applied Study III  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 221 at an advanced level.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a B- in (MUSC 220 or MUSC 221). Exclusion MUSC 320; MUSC 324; MUSC 325.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 324  Applied Music  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 224.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a B- in MUSC 224. Exclusion MUSC 320; MUSC 321. Note This course is not open to BMUS students.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 325  Applied Study III (Performance Recital)  Units: 6.00  

Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with guidelines established by the Dan School of Music.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Corequisite MUSC 320. Exclusion MUSC 321.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 326  Lyric Diction  Units: 3.00  

Introduction to phonetics, the International Phonetic Alphabet and voice physiology together with a study of the rules of pronunciation in English, Italian, French and German. Emphasis on active skills, singing and discussion. Highly recommended for all voice students and students planning graduate study in voice, choral conducting or collaborative piano.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and permission of the School. Equivalency MUSC 226.  
Course Equivalencies: MUSC226, MUSC326B,326  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 328  Applied Pedagogy I  Units: 3.00  

The practical study of teaching techniques of standard musical repertoire (solo, chamber, orchestral, operatic, etc.) of a particular instrument. The course requires student performances of representative musical works. The instruments studied will rotate from year to year as resources permit.
NOTE Students must have previous experience on the instrument/vocal area listed in the topic ID. Contact the School for more information.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 329  Applied Pedagogy II  Units: 3.00  

The practical study of teaching techniques of standard musical repertoire (solo, chamber, orchestral, operatic, etc.) of a particular instrument. The course requires student performances of representative musical works. The focus of study will rotate from year to year as resources permit.
NOTE Students must have previous experience on the instrument/vocal area listed in the topic ID. Contact the School for more information.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and permission of the School.  
Course Equivalencies: MUSC329 and 329B  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 333  Dalcroze Kodaly and Orff  Units: 3.00  

An historical overview and introduction to the philosophical and pedagogical views of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Zoltan Kodály and Carl Orff to teaching music.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (12L;12Pc;12G;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and MUSC 274.  
Course Equivalencies: MUSC233, MUSC333  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 334  Elementary Music Education  Units: 3.00  

An examination of the literature, instructional methods, resources, and planning structures for teaching music to elementary students.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36G;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 274 or permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 332; MUSC 336.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 335  Music Education in the Community  Units: 3.00  

This course examines formal, informal and non-formal structures that support music teaching and learning in the community across the lifespan.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36G;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 or above and registration in a MUSC or MUTH Plan) or permission of the School. Note Non-Music students should note that a significant music background is required to be successful in this course.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 338  Secondary Music Education  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the methods, materials, and curriculum design suitable for teaching music to senior high school students.
LEARNING HOURS 106 (36L;6Pc;12G;52P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and 6.0 units from (MUSC 180-MUSC 188; MUSC 280; MUSC 281; MUSC 283-MUSC 288).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 348  Advanced Guitar Techniques and Methods  Units: 3.00  

A study of advanced guitar technique and pedagogy including scales and arpeggios, jazz chord voicings, alternate tunings, practice strategies and arrangement/composition. Technical goals will be tailored to individual levels. A range of styles will be explored including Classical, Flamenco, Fingerstyle, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Salsa, and Afro-Cuban.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 188 or MUSC 288 or permission of the School. Equivalency MUSC 381 (Topic Title: Advanced Guitar Techniques and Methods).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 351  Acoustic Composition  Units: 3.00  

Guidance in the development of the student as a composer for instruments and voice.
NOTE Students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the School of Music Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 352  Electroacoustic Composition  Units: 3.00  

Guidance in the development of the student as a composer of electroacoustic music.

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 255 and permission of the School. Note Students must submit in writing to the Dan School Office their request to apply for this course by the last day of classes in the Winter Term.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 354  Acoustic Composition  Units: 6.00  

Guidance in the development of the student as a composer for instruments and voice.
NOTE Students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the Music Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 355  Electroacoustic Composition  Units: 6.00  

Guidance in the development of the student as a composer of electroacoustic music.

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 255 and permission of the School. Note Students must submit in writing to the Dan School Office their request to apply for this course by the last day of classes in the Winter Term.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 358  Jazz and Popular Music Arranging  Units: 3.00  

Notation, symbols and format of popular music, jazz and music theatre. Scoring and arranging for small jazz groups, studio bands, rock bands, and commercial orchestra.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 370  Topics in Advanced Conducting  Units: 3.00  

Study of advanced conducting techniques, score analysis and rehearsal procedures. Issues of style, interpretation and relationship between gesture and response will be examined through the preparation of selected repertoire. Students will explore rehearsal techniques and develop manual dexterity and baton technique.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24L;12;Lb;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 270 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 380  Topics in Music History and Culture I  Units: 3.00  

An intensive study of a topic within historical musicology, ethnomusicology, or popular music(s).
LEARNING HOURS 112 (36L;24O;52P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (MUSC 191 and [MUSC 210 or MUSC 211] or [MUSC 203 or MUSC 204 or MUSC 205]) or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 381  Topics in Music  Units: 3.00  

An intensive survey of a topic within music. Topics vary by year.
LEARNING HOURS 112 (36L;24O;52P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 388  Music in Canada Since 1930  Units: 3.00  

A study of the lives and works of composers and musicians in Canada, in a diverse range of genres, as well as the development of institutions and infrastructure in the arts. This course will approach these topics through various lenses including nationalism, politics, pedagogy, and Settler/Indigenous interactions.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P)

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and (MUSC 104 or MUSC 191) or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 392  Theory and Analysis III  Units: 3.00  

Introductory study of 20th- and 21st-century systems of musical organization through analysis and writing.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 393  Music and Digital Media  Units: 3.00  

The study of music, technology, and digital media/multimedia and their interactions in contemporary contexts.

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or permission of the Department.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 394  Contrapuntal Analysis  Units: 3.00  

Study, through analysis, of contrapuntal procedures and styles, from the earliest use of counterpoint through to contemporary contrapuntal compositions.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P)

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 395  Internship  Units: 3.00  

Students can apply to undertake a practical internship in applied music, music education, or administration.
NOTE Students will be given a grade of Pass/Fail for work done.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (96Oc;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a MUSC Plan and a minimum GPA of 2.90 or higher in MUSC and permission of the School. Exclusion DRAM 395; FILM 395; MAPP 395; MUTH 395; MUTH 396.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 396  Intro To Orchestration  Units: 3.00  

The examination of individual instruments in the string, woodwind, brass and percussion sections. Course includes score analysis, transcription, arranging and orchestration. A recommended course for MUSC Specialization composition students.

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 191 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 397  Intro to MIDI Orchestration  Units: 3.00  

This course provides foundational knowledge in MIDI Orchestration and Digital Audio Workstation software. Students demonstrate their understanding of the technology by creating compositions in a variety of genres and styles. The final project introduces students to writing music to support a short video.
LEARNING HOURS 120(48L;72P)

Requirements: Prerequisite (MUSC 191 or MUSC 255 or MUSC 396 or MAPP 311) or permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 475 (Topic Title: Introduction to MIDI Orchestration).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 398  Modal Counterpoint  Units: 3.00  

Study, through rule-based writing, of 16th century modal counterpoint, from two-part species exercises to free counterpoint in Renaissance style.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 399  Tonal Counterpoint  Units: 3.00  

Study, through composition, of the contrapuntal procedures of the 18th century, with an emphasis on J.S. Bach's two-part inventions and fugues.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P)

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 400  Small Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Chamber music, collaborative piano, or small ensemble experience for qualified Instrumentalist and singers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly coachings and a minimum of one evaluation concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 300).
NOTE Collaborative Piano is strongly recommended for all piano and organ majors in the BMUS program.
LEARNING HOURS VARY.

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 412  Medium Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Mid-size ensemble experience for qualified performers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wider variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 312).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 415  Large Ensemble  Units: 1.50  

Large ensemble for qualified instrumentalists and singers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wide variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term, for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.
NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study (i.e. if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 315).
LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the School upon audition.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 420  Applied Study IV (Performance)  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 320.
NOTE Students who do not hold the prerequisite may audition for admission to this course. They must obtain a grade of A- in the jury examination component of MUSC 321 or MUSC 324 and receive recommendation of the jury.

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a B in MUSC 320 and MUSC 325. Corequisite MUSC 425. Exclusion MUSC 421; MUSC 424.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 421  Applied Study IV  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 321.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a B- in (MUSC 320 or MUSC 321). Exclusion MUSC 420; MUSC 424; MUSC 425.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 424  Applied Music  Units: 6.00  

Continuation of MUSC 324.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 324 and permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 420; MUSC 421. Note This course is not open to BMUS students.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 425  Applied Study IV (Performance Recital)  Units: 6.00  

Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with guidelines established by the Dan School of Music.
NOTE Accompanist fee - wind, brass, string, and voice students.

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Corequisite MUSC 420. Exclusion MUSC 421.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 438  Music Education Seminar  Units: 3.00  

Advanced study and synthesis of educational theories and practices in music introduced in music education courses. Students are expected to engage in independent and cooperative study of agreed upon topics.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: Level 3 or above or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 443  Introduction to Schenkerian Analysis  Units: 3.00  

The concepts and principles of a reductive/linear approach to the analysis of music named after its first proponent, Heinrich Schenker. Both theoretical and practical applications are studied.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36S;90P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 445  Topics in Advanced Analysis  Units: 3.00  

Intensive study of a particular style or method of analysis, usually of a specific musical genre.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36S;12O;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 392 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 446  Advanced Analysis of 20th-Century Music  Units: 3.00  

Advanced study of an aspect of organization in 20th-century music through analysis of the repertoire and analytical readings.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36S;12O;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 392 or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 451  Acoustic Composition  Units: 3.00  

A continuation of MUSC 351, MUSC 354.
NOTE In addition to the prerequisites, students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the Dan School Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 351 or MUSC 354.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 452  Electroacoustic Composition  Units: 3.00  

A continuation of MUSC 352, MUSC 355.
NOTE Students must submit in writing to the Dan School Office their request to apply for this course by the last day of classes in the Winter Term.

Requirements: Prerequisite (MUSC 352 or MUSC 355 or MUSC 356) and permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 454  Acoustic Composition  Units: 6.00  

A continuation of MUSC 351, MUSC 354.
NOTE In addition to the prerequisites, students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the Dan School Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.
LEARNING HOURS 264 (24I;240P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 351 or MUSC 354.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 455  Electroacoustic Composition  Units: 6.00  

A continuation of MUSC 352, MUSC 355.
NOTE Students must submit in writing to the Dan School Office their request to apply for this course by the last day of classes in the Winter Term.

Requirements: Prerequisite (MUSC 352 or MUSC 355 or MUSC 356) and permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 470  Topics in Music Education I  Units: 3.00  

Seminars offered by faculty related to their music education research/interests. Content varies year to year. See departmental brochure for further details.

Requirements: Level 3 or above or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 475  Special Topics in Music I  Units: 3.00  

An intensive analysis of a particular topic within a specific area of music: ethnomusicology, musicology or theory/analysis.  Details regarding specific topics will be available from Dan School of Drama and Music on an annual basis.

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 476  Special Topics in Music II  Units: 3.00  

An intensive analysis of a particular topic within a specific area of music: ethnomusicology, musicology or theory/analysis.  Details regarding specific topics will be available from Dan School of Drama and Music on an annual basis.

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 477  Special Topics in Music III  Units: 3.00  

An intensive analysis of a particular topic within a specific area of music. Topics vary by year.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24S;12G;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 480  Genre Studies  Units: 3.00  

An intensive study of the development of a particular musical genre. Emphasis will be placed on the analysis of significant contributions to the genre and the place of the genre in the total cultural milieu of a given period. Content varies from year to year.
LEARNING HOURS 127 (36L;91P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293 and ([MUSC 210 or MUSC 211] or [MUSC 203 or MUSC 204 or MUSC 205]) or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 481  Composer Studies  Units: 3.00  

A detailed examination of the life, times and works of a particular composer. Content varies from year to year.
LEARNING HOURS 127 (36L;91P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MUSC 293 and ([MUSC 210 or MUSC 211] or [MUSC 203 or MUSC 204 or MUSC 205]) or permission of the School.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 486  Area Studies in Ethnomusicology  Units: 3.00  

An intensive study of a specific music culture or theoretical approach to the study of music (broadly conceived).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 and above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 490  Gender and Popular Music  Units: 3.00  

In this course we explore gender, sexuality and performativity in Western popular music with an emphasis on musical technologies, musical consumption practices, and sonic and visual texts. A range of musical genres will be covered with a particular emphasis on rock, pop, country, rap, and R and B.
NOTE Not open to students who previously have taken Gender and Popular Music as a special topics course (MUSC 475, Special Topics in Music I).
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above. Exclusion MUSC 475 (Topic Title: Gender and Popular Music - 2013/14 to 2016/17).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 491  Music and Mass Media  Units: 3.00  

In this course we explore both how we consume sound and music within a range of media (film, television, radio), and where we consume it (homes, elevators, gyms, grocery stores) in order to help educators think critically about the functions and effects of sound and music in everyday environments.
NOTE Not open to students who previously have taken Music and Mass Media as a special topics course (MUSC 470, Topics in Music Education I).
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above. Exclusion MUSC 470 (Topic Title: Music and Mass Media - 2011/12 to 2014/15).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 500  Honours Thesis  Units: 6.00  

A substantive research project in music on a topic of the student's choice, completed under the supervision of a faculty member.
NOTE MUTH 380 is recommended as a prerequisite for bibliographic and qualitative projects. MUTH 387 is recommended for quantitative projects.
EQUIVALENCY MUSC 592.
LEARNING HOURS 220 (36I;184P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a MUSC Major Plan and permission of the School. Corequisite (MUTH 380 or MUTH 387). Exclusion MUSC 592.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 501  Directed Special Study  Units: 3.00  

Advanced supervised study in music research.
NOTE In addition to the prerequisites indicated, the School may require a grade of A- in any MUSC course relevant to the subject of study.
EQUIVALENCY MUSC 473, MUSC 474.
LEARNING HOURS 110 (18I;92P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and a GPA of 3.50 in MUSC and permission of the School. Exclusion MUSC 473; MUSC 474.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 594  Independent Study  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MUSC 595  Independent Study  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science