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Arts Chart 2 Program Requirements for Bachelor of Music (refer to notes at end of chart for all routes)

General Route

Year 1 (*33)

Year 2 (*33)

Year 3 (*30)

Year 4 (*30)


  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 283 and 284 (*21)

  2. One of MUSIC 240 or 241 (*3)

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 425 and 455 (*9)

  2. One of MUSIC 451, 456, or 458 (*3)

  3. One of MUSIC 439, 440, 441, 446 (*3)

  4. Music options (*6)

  5. Non-Music Arts or Science option (*3)

  6. Music, Arts, or Science option (*6)

  1. MUSIC 525 (*6)

  2. One of MUSIC 539, 540, 541, or 546 (*3)

  3. Music option (*3)

  4. Music, Arts or Science option (*3)

  5. Non-Music Arts or Science or specified non-Arts options (*6)

  6. Senior Music, Arts, or Science option (*6)

  7. Non-Music Fine Arts option (*3). See Note (1)d.

Performance Route

Year 1 (*33)

Year 2 (*33)

Year 3 (*30)

Year 4 (*30)

Piano

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 283 and 284 (*21)

  2. One of MUSIC 240 or 241 (*3)

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science or specified non-Arts option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 303, 304, 425, 439, and 455 (*18)

  2. One of MUSIC 451, 456 or 458 (*3)

  3. Music options (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 403, 404, 525 and 539 (*15)

  2. Senior Music, Arts, or Science options (*6)

  3. Music, Arts or Science option (*3)

  4. Non-Music Arts or Science or specified non-Arts option (*3)

  5. Non-Music Fine Arts option (*3). See Note (1)d.

Organ

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 283 and 284 (*21)

  2. One of MUSIC 240 or 241 (*3)

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science or specified non-Arts option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 425, 433, 434 and 455 (*15)

  2. One of MUSIC 451, 456 or 458 (*3)

  3. Music option (*3)

  4. Two of MUSIC 230, 315, 417, 439, 535 (*6)

  5. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 525, 533 and 534 (*12)

  2. Senior Music, Arts, or Science options (*6)

  3. Music, Arts or Science option (*3)

  4. One of MUSIC 230, 315, 417, 535, 539 (*3)

  5. Non-Music Arts or Science or specified non-Arts option (*3)

  6. Non-Music Fine Arts option (*3). See Note (1)d.

Voice

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 283, 321, and 322 (*24)

  2. MUSIC 240 (*3)

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  1. MUSIC 435 and 436 (*6)

  2. MUSIC 284, 425 and 455 (*12)

  3. One of MUSIC 451, 456, or 458 (*3)

  4. One of MUSIC 440 or 446 (*3)

  5. Music, Arts, or Science options (*3)

  6. Non-Music Arts or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 409 and 410 (*6)

  2. MUSIC 525 and 539 (*9)

  3. One of MUSIC 540 or 546 (*3)

  4. Senior Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  5. Non-Music Fine Arts option (*3). See Note (1)d.

  6. Music, Arts, or Science or specified non-Arts options (*6)

Strings and Harp

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 283 and 284 (*21)

  2. MUSIC 241 (*3). See Note (2)d.

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 425, 439, 441, and 455 (*15). See Note (2)d.

  2. One of MUSIC 451, 456, or 458 (*3)

  3. Music options (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option or specified non-Arts option (*3)

  5. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 525, 539 and 541 (*12). See Note (2)d.

  2. Senior Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  3. Non-Music Fine Arts option (*3). See Note (1)d.

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*6).

  5. Non-Music Arts or Science, or specified non-Arts options (*6)

Wind and Percussion

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 283 and 284 (*21)

  2. MUSIC 241 (*3)

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 425, 439, 441, and 455 (*15)

  2. One of MUSIC 451, 456, or 458 (*3)

  3. Music options (*6)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*6)

  1. MUSIC 525, 539, and 541 (*12)

  2. Senior Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  3. Non-Music Fine Arts option (*3). See Note (1)d.

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*6)

  5. Non-Music Arts or Science or specified non-Arts option (*6)

Music History Route

Year 1 (*33)

Year 2 (*33)

Year 3 (*30)

Year 4 (*30)

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 283 and 284 (*21)

  2. One of MUSIC 240 or 241 (*3)

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  4. Non-Music Arts or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 425, and 455 (*9)

  2. One of MUSIC 451, 456 or 458 (*3)

  3. One Language other than English (*6)

  4. Music, Arts or Science option (*3)

  5. Music Theory option (*3)

  6. Non-Music Arts or Science or specified non-Arts options (*6)

  1. MUSIC 501 and 505 (*6)

  2. Music History options (*9)

  3. Music options (*9)

  4. Senior Music, Arts or Science options (*6)

World Music Route

Year 1 (*33)

Year 2 (*30)

Year 3 (*30)

Year 4 (*30)

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, and 365 (*18)

  2. One of MUSIC 240 or 241 (*3)

  3. One of MUSIC 243, 244, or 248 (*3)

  4. One of MUSIC 283 or 284 (*3)

  5. Music, Arts or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 425 (*6)

  2. One of MUSIC 456 or 458 (*3)

  3. One language other than English (*6)

  4. One of MUSIC 343, 344, or 348 (*3)

  5. One of MUSIC 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469 (*3)

  6. One of MUSIC 313, 314, 413, 482, 483, 484, or 508 (*3)

  7. ANTHR 207 (*3)

  8. Social Science or Area Studies option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 505 (*3)

  2. Two of MUSIC 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469 (*6)

  3. One of MUSIC 443, 444, or 448 (*3)

  4. One Music History or Music Theory option (*3)

  5. Music options (*6)

  6. Senior Music, Arts or Science options (*6)

  7. Social Science or Area Studies option (*3)

Composition and Theory Route

Year 1 (*33)

Year 2 (*33)

Year 3 (*30)

Year 4 (*30)

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts, or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 225, 251, 255, 256, 259, 260, 263, 283 and 284 (*30)

  2. One of MUSIC 240 or 241 (*3)

  1. MUSIC 424 or 426 (*3)

  2. MUSIC 445, 455, 470 and 471 (*12)

  3. MUSIC 458 (*3)

  4. One of MUSIC 463 or 481 (*3). See note 2(e).

  5. One of MUSIC 193, 293, 393 or 493 (*3)

  6. One language other than English (*6)

  1. Two of MUSIC 463, 480 or 481 (*6). See note 2(e).

  2. Music options (*6)

  3. MUSIC 555, 570 and 571 (*9)

  4. Senior Music, Arts or Science options (*3)

  5. Non-Music Arts or Science or specified non-Arts options (*6)

School Music Route

Year 1 (*33)

Year 2 (*33)

Year 3 (*30)

Year 4 (*30)

  1. *6 of Junior ENGL or *3 of Junior ENGL and *3 WRS 101

  2. MUSIC 102, 125, 151, 155, 156, and 280 (*21)

  3. One of MUSIC 140 or 141 (*3)

  4. Music, Arts or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 215, 225, 251, 255, and 256 (*18)

  2. One of MUSIC 240, or 241 (*3)

  3. One of MUSIC 283, 284, 313, 314 or 365 (*3)

  4. One language other than English (*6)

  5. Non-Music Arts or Science option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 213, 315, 417, 425, and 455 (*18)

  2. One of MUSIC 451, 456, or 458 (*3)

  3. One of MUSIC 440, 441, or 446 (*3)

  4. Non-Music Arts or Science option (*3)

  5. Senior Music option (*3)

  1. MUSIC 214, 230, and 525 (*12)

  2. One of MUSIC 416, or 431 (*3)

  3. Non-Music Arts or Science or specified non-Arts options (*6)

  4. Non-Music options to be selected from courses in Arts (other than Music) or Science or any other Faculty (*6) [see 43.2(2)]

  5. Senior Music option (*3)

Notes

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Other Requirements All Routes:

  1. Students entering the BMus program who are not electing a keyboard instrument as a first practical subject will be asked to take a keyboard proficiency examination covering basic technical materials and sight-reading [approximately Grade 4 Conservatory Canada (previously Western Board)]. The requirement may be waived upon presentation of a Grade 6 Conservatory Canada certificate, or equivalent, earned within three years prior to entering the program. Students who choose not to take the examination or are unable to pass the examination can satisfy this requirement by successfully completing MUSIC 129 in the first year. The keyboard proficiency requirement must be met by the beginning of the second year in the program.

  2. Up to *9 in ensemble (small and/or large) will be permitted in each of the second, third, and fourth years of the program.

  3. A maximum of *6 can be chosen from the following specified non-Arts options: DAC 160, 165; PAC 355; DANCE 340, 345, 350, 446.

  4. Non-Music Fine Arts option to be selected from Group One of Basic Requirements of BA. See Arts Chart 1 see 43.3

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Other Route Requirements:

  1. General and School Music Routes Only: Candidates must elect one principal Applied Music Study as part of the program to be chosen from the following: piano, organ, voice, violin, viola, cello, double bass, classical guitar, classical guitar and lute, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone, tuba, harp. Students are expected to participate in large ensemble on the performing medium in which they receive private instruction; this does not apply to piano, organ, or guitar.

  2. Music History Route Only: Candidates will be required to complete either *12 in one Language other than English, or *6 each in two languages other than English.

  3. Performance Route Only: Students will be required to present a junior and senior recital before graduation.

  4. Performance Route (Strings and Harp) Only: Guitar majors only may select from MUSIC 240 or 241; MUSIC 440 or 441; and MUSIC 540 or 541 or a related senior music option to be approved by Departmental Chair.

  5. Composition and Theory Route Only: Students will be required to submit a portfolio of compositions that were completed and performed during the student's tenure in this route. The biannual offerings of MUSIC 463, 480 and 481 all are required in this route. When two of these are taken in Year 3, MUSIC 458 can be taken in Year 4.

  6. World Music Route only: Both Area Studies and Social Sciences options are to be approved by the BMus World Music Route Advisor. The following guidelines apply:

    1. Social Science options generally include all courses in the Departments of Anthropology (except for ANTHR 207), Economics, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

    2. Area Studies options generally include any academic (reading/writing) course with a strong focus on a particular cultural or geographical area of the world, excepting language instruction and applied linguistics courses. The following departments and programs frequently offer courses which may be counted towards this requirement: Anthropology, Art and Design, Drama, East Asian Studies, English, History and Classics, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Women's Studies.

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Limitations All Routes:

A maximum of *57 at the junior level is permitted in the BMus program.