Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Music – Major (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Plans of study for students who were admitted to a Music Plan after May 1, 2020
MUSC-M-BAH
Subject:  Administered by DAN School of Drama and Music.
Plan:  Consists of 60.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units (114.0 units for students admitted prior to September 2017), will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 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. Complete the following:
MUSC 210Western Art Music: Crusades to Colonialism3.00
MUSC 211Western Art Music: Industrialization to the Internet3.00
D. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Social History of Popular Music
Global Musics
Musical Theatre
Opera
E. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Research Methods in Performing Arts
Research Methods in Performing Arts Education
F. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
MUSC; MUTH at the 400 level or above, excluding: MUSC 400, MUSC 412, MUSC 415, MUSC 420, MUSC 421, MUSC 424, MUSC 425, MUTH 460
2. Option
Applied Music:
A. Applied_Options3.00
Music Theory and Composition:
B. Theory/Composition_Options at the 300-level or above3.00
C. Theory/Composition_Options6.00
General Options:
D. Select 9.00 units from the following:9.00
MUSC at the 300-level or above
MUSC_Subs at the 300-level or above
MUTH at the 300-level or above
DRAM at the 300-level or above
E. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
MUSC
MUTH
DRAM
MAPP
ENIN
3. Additional Requirements
A. A maximum of 24.00 units may be at the 100-level
Electives
Elective Courses60.00
Total Units120.00

4. Substitutions

A. MAPP 311 Sound Production may be used to satisfy 2.D.

5. Notes

A. Students interested in music education are advised to take 6.0 units from 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.

MUSC_Ensembles

Music Ensembles

Note that membership (i.e. registration) in most Music Ensembles is by audition. 

Small Ensemble
Topics: Unspecified Chamber, Collaborative Piano
MUSC 100Small Ensemble1.50
MUSC 200Small Ensemble1.50
MUSC 300Small Ensemble1.50
MUSC 400Small Ensemble1.50
Medium Ensemble
Topics: Brass Choir, Clarinet Choir, Flute Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Polyhymnia
MUSC 112Medium Ensemble1.50
MUSC 212Medium Ensemble1.50
MUSC 312Medium Ensemble1.50
MUSC 412Medium Ensemble1.50
Large Ensemble
Topics: Choral, Symphony Orchestra, Wind
MUSC 115Large Ensemble1.50
MUSC 215Large Ensemble1.50
MUSC 315Large Ensemble1.50
MUSC 415Large Ensemble1.50
Music Theatre Ensemble
Topics: Musical Theatre, Opera
MUTH 160Music Theatre Ensemble1.50
MUTH 260Music Theatre Ensemble1.50
MUTH 360Music Theatre Ensemble1.50
MUTH 460Music Theatre Ensemble1.50

MUSC_Subs

Music Substitutions
DRAM 247Drama Practicum1.50
ENIN
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
MUTH

Applied_Options

Applied Music Options
MUSC 124Applied Music I to IV6.00
MUSC 129Keyboard Skills3.00
MUSC 229Keyboard Lab3.00
MUSC 270Conducting Techniques3.00
MUSC 280Vocal Techniques and Methods3.00
MUSC 281Woodwind Techniques and Methods3.00
MUSC 282Exploring Global Music in the Classroom3.00
MUSC 283Brass Techniques and Methods3.00
MUSC 285String Techniques and Methods3.00
MUSC 287Percussion Techniques and Methods3.00
MUSC 288Guitar Techniques and Methods3.00
MUSC 326Lyric Diction3.00
MUSC 348Advanced Guitar Techniques and Methods3.00
MUSC_Ensembles
MUTH 331Music Direction for Music Theatre3.00
MUTH 332Opera Performance3.00

Theory/Composition_Options

Music Theory and Composition Options
IDIS 410Contemporary Cultural Performance in Practice3.00
MAPP 311Sound Production3.00
MUSC 151Introduction to Instrumental Composition3.00
MUSC 152Introduction to Vocal Composition3.00
MUSC 156Introduction to Digital Audio Recording, Editing, and Mixing3.00
MUSC 191Theory and Analysis I6.00
MUSC 253Introduction to Jazz Improvisation3.00
MUSC 255Electroacoustic Music Composition6.00
MUSC 292Theory and Analysis IIA3.00
MUSC 293Theory and Analysis IIB3.00
MUSC 358Jazz and Popular Music Arranging3.00
MUSC 392Theory and Analysis III3.00
MUSC 396Intro To Orchestration3.00
MUTH 333Music Theatre Creation Lab3.00