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Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Music is designed for students interested in studying music as one of the liberal arts. It can also lead successfully to graduate work in music theory, music history, or ethnomusicology. For a description of the B.A. major, honours, and minor programs in Music, see Major in Music.

Courses for Students Majoring in Other Fields

The School offers a number of courses intended for students with little or no formal background in music. A selection from among the following courses will be offered each year including:

  • MUSC 103, 104, 321, 322, 324, 325, and 326. These courses are not acceptable for credit toward the Bachelor of Music, or toward the B.A. major, honours, or minor in Music.
  • MUSC 328, 345,428, and certain sections of 403, as indicated in the online course schedule. These courses are acceptable for credit toward the Bachelor of Music and toward the B.A. major, honours, and minor in Music.

Students who demonstrate relevant instrumental or vocal performance may enrol for credit in ensembles, such as MUSC 150, 153, 154, 156, 157, 160, 163, 164, and 165. An audition may be required. These courses are acceptable for credit toward the Bachelor of Music and toward the B.A. major, honours, and minor in Music.

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