Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Music, General
Description: Music is the art of human expression through sound. This program is an excellent degree for those wanting to explore music in a self-directed fashion. Students can specialize in music theory, music history, world music, or Composition and Sonic Arts, combining critical thinking and personal expression.

The BA Music Honors program is designed to prepare you for graduate-level studies in music history, theory, ethnomusicology, or cultural studies. The Honors program allows you to study art, folk, and popular music traditions, emphasizing academic work rather than performance. Successful completion of aural skills and theory placement tests is required.

URL: Music at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of 24 units of transferable course weight required. Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.