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Music: Associate of Arts Degree


The Associate Degree is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship and an enriched life as an educated person, and to lay a solid foundation for further study in the field of Music.

Note: First semester MUSI courses require students in the Associate Degree to obtain permission to register. This may include a requirement to complete the KPU Music Placement test. Please contact the Music Department at 604.599.3315, or music@kpu.ca.

Prospective music students should attend an information session where all program and application procedures will be explained. For more information, please contact the Music Department at 604.599.3315, or music@kpu.ca.

Please note: The Associate Degree in Music does not include private lessons (e.g., MUSI 1157).

Program Admission Requirements

General university admission requirements apply to this program including the undergraduate-level English Proficiency Requirement.

Program Requirements

Within the framework of the Associate of Arts Degree students are required to complete at least 32 credits of MUSI courses at the 1100- and 2000-level, with a minimum grade of C in each course, including:

All of:
  Semester 1 (Offered in September)
  MUSI 1150 The Language of Music I 3 credits
  MUSI 1151* Aural Musicianship I 2 credits
  MUSI 1153 History of Music I: Antiquity to 1600 3 credits
  Semester 2 (Offered in January)
  MUSI 1250 The Language of Music II 3 credits
  MUSI 1251* Aural Musicianship II 2 credits
  MUSI 1253 History of Music II: 1600 to 1800 3 credits
  Semester 3 (Offered in September)
  MUSI 2350 The Language of Music III 3 credits
  MUSI 2351* Aural Musicianship III 2 credits
  MUSI 2353 History of Music III: 1800 to 1900 3 credits
  Semester 4 (Offered in January)
  MUSI 2450 The Language of Music IV 3 credits
  MUSI 2451* Aural Musicianship IV 3 credits
  MUSI 2453 History of Music IV: 1900 To The Present 3 credits

* Note: These courses have co-requisites which must be taken concurrently or in a prior semester.

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive an Associate of Arts Degree in Music.

Last Updated: Jul 4, 2014

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