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University of Calgary Calendar 2019-2020 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.13 Creative and Performing Arts 4.13.10 BA Honours Music
4.13.10 BA Honours Music


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.


Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 72 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Music while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Foundation Courses: Music 211, 213, 255, 334, 336, and 6 units at the 300 level in Composition, Sonic Arts or Theory.

  2. Music Performance and Musicianship: 9 units from Music 225, 325, and all courses labelled Music Performance.

  3. Honours Project: Music 560.

  4. Upper-Level Courses: An additional 24 units from Courses Constituting the Field of Music at the 400 or 500 level including:

    1. A minimum of 6 units in Music History and Literature; and
    2. A minimum of 3 units in Composition, Sonic Arts or Theory.


6 units School of Creative and Performing Arts 290, 399.


  • It is recommended that students choose Music 451 or 453 in partial fulfillment of the Upper-Level Course requirement.
  • Music 531 is recommended for students who intend to do a scholarly paper for their Honours Project.