Sep 27, 2020  
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music [Arts]

Honors in Music

Students planning to apply for admission to the Honors program should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements.

See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program.

The BA degree with Honors in Music is available to undergraduates interested in theoretical, historical and cultural issues in art, traditional or popular music. Honors in Music requires ★66 in Music (at the junior and senior levels) as follows:

★3 Musicology Seminar selected from

★12 unspecified MUSIC


The following course has been approved as a Music option: CHRTP 381 .

Honors in Music requires ★12 in one approved Language other than English. Normally, no more than ★66 in Music may be taken. Students are also required to complete ★12 in non-Music Arts options.

Except for the language-other-than-English requirement, this program does not have a minor requirement.

Graduation with First Class Honors requires a minimum GPA of 3.7 on all Music courses in the last two years and a GPA of 3.5 or better on all courses in the two final years or last ★60.

Major and Minor in Music

Major in Music

A major in Music requires a minimum of ★30 to a maximum of ★48 at the senior level and must include a minimum of ★6 at the 400-level. The major must include at least ★3 in each of:


MUSIC 201  may not be counted toward the major, and no more than ★9 from MUSIC X24, X25, X26, X27, X40, and X41 may be counted toward the major.

Because many senior courses in Music have MUSIC 155  and MUSIC 156  as prerequisites, students considering majoring in Music are strongly urged to take these courses as soon as possible and to consult with the Department BA Advisor in planning their programs. The following course has been approved as a Music option: CHRTP 381 .

Music as a Minor

A minor in music requires a minimum of ★18 in Music, including at least ★12 at the senior level, of which at least ★6 must be at the 300- or 400-level. A maximum of ★42 at the senior level also applies.


MUSIC 100  cannot be used to satisfy the minor. The following course has been approved as a Music option: CHRTP 381 .

For the degree of BMus, see Bachelor of Music (BMus) .