Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2006/2007)
5.5 Conjoint Degrees Program: Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education

To be awarded the Conjoint Degrees of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education, a candidate shall comply with the School's regulations and successfully complete a minimum of 159 credit hours, including the 44 credit hours in the Core Program. The remaining 115 credit hours shall be chosen as follows:

  1. Music 340A/B, 440A/B.

  2. Eight credit hours in large ensemble as follows:

    1. Four credit hours from Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614.

    2. An additional 4 credit hours from Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616. With the permission of the Director, students whose principal applied study is keyboard, guitar or voice may substitute a maximum of 2 extra credit hours in instrumental techniques (Music 3221 to 3282) for 2 of these credit hours.


    Placement in ensembles may require an audition, and is subject to approval by the Director. Students will normally be placed in the ensemble(s) most closely related to their principal applied study.

  3. One of Music 3104, 3109, or 3112.

  4. Music 2311, 2312, 3311, 3312, 3313, 3314, 3315, 3316.

  5. Eight credit hours chosen from: Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3261, 3281, 3282.

  6. Nine additional credit hours chosen from music courses beyond the 1000 level and meeting the following requirements:

    1. Credit will not be given for more than 14 credit hours of large ensemble (Music 2611-2616) toward the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Music Education degrees.

    2. Students whose principal applied study is voice must include Music 2700 and 2701.

    3. Students in the Conjoint Degrees program may take a maximum of 8 credit hours in Music 3510-3516.

    4. A maximum of two of the following courses in music education may be substituted for music electives in the Conjoint Degrees program: Education 4835, 4840, 4845, 4850, 4855, 4860.

  7. Forty-five credit hours as prescribed by the Faculty of Education under Clause 2. of the Regulations for the Conjoint Degrees of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education.

  8. Twenty-four credit hours chosen from disciplines other than music and music education, including at least 6 credit hours from courses in English and/or designated research/writing courses. Conjoint degrees students are strongly encouraged to take at least 18 credit hours in a second teachable subject.