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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.58 School of Creative and Performing Arts 4.58.14 Concurrent BMus (Music Education)/BEd
4.58.14 Concurrent BMus (Music Education)/BEd

This five-year program leads to a Bachelor of Education from the Werklund School of Education and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the Faculty of Arts. A minimum of 150 units (25.0 full-course equivalents) must be successfully completed.

Present certification requirements of the Province of Alberta can be satisfied. When planning courses, students should take into consideration Alberta Teacher Certification Requirements. For details, refer to the Werklund School of Education website.

The BMus (Music Education) part of the program involves three years of study and exists only in combination with the two-year BEd program. It is designed for students intending to teach music (both instrumental and choral) in the schools at the secondary level. In addition to the core areas of performance, theory, history and musicianship, the program provides course work in conducting, vocal and instrumental techniques and appropriate pedagogy for different age groups.


Students must meet the admissions requirements for both the Bachelor of Music program (see the Overview of Programs and Procedures) and the Faculty of Arts (see A.2 Undergraduate Admission), as well as the Werklund School of Education.


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


Students must successfully complete the following program of study, which includes 75 units (12.5 full-course equivalents) to 81 units (13.5 full-course equivalents) in the Field of Music.

  1. Common Core Program for BMUS Majors:
    1. 42 units (7.0 full-course equivalents) Music 211, 213, 221, 223, 225, 255, 311, 313, 321, 323, 325, 334, 336, and one of Music Performance 201, 203, 205, 211, 213, 215
    2. Pass piano proficiency exam or successfully complete Music 127
    3. Three of Music 105.01, 105.02, 105.03, 105.04

  2. Music Education Requirements:
    1. 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalents) Music Education 331, 333, 401, 403, 413, 415
    2. 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) Music 421, 423
    3. 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from Music Performance 301, 303, 305, 311, 313, 315

  3. Music Options
    1. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) in Music History and Literature


3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) School of Creative and Performing Arts 290

Note: School of Creative and Performing Arts 399 is strongly recommended.