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School of Music (2019/2020)
6.11 Joint Degrees of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Business Administration
6.11.1 The Curriculum
  1. To be considered for the award of the Joint Degrees of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Business Administration, a student shall comply with all regulations of the School of Music and the Faculty of Business Administration regarding the respective degrees, except:

    1. Notwithstanding clauses 5., 6., and 7. of the Core Program under the Bachelor of Music Degree Regulations, students in the Bachelor of Music program who are concurrently completing the Bachelor of Business Administration program will be exempted from clauses 5. and 6., and will be permitted to replace clause 7. with the following:

      Ensemble II: 10 credit hours according to Principal Applied Study below:

      1. Voice: Music 2700 and 2701, and 2 credit hours from Music 2611-2612, plus 6 additional credit hours from Music 2611, 2612, 2616, 2617, 3517 or 3518 with a maximum of 1 credit hour from Music 3517-3518. Students will be placed in one of these ensemble courses during each semester in which they are enrolled in Principal Applied Study. The assignment will be based on their ensemble audition, the appropriateness of the ensemble for the student’s musical development and program of study, and the need to create balanced ensembles.

      2. Piano, organ, or guitar: 8 credit hours chosen from Music 2611-2620, 3517, 3518 with at least 2 credit hours from Music 2611-2612 and no more than 2 credit hours from Music 3517-3518. An additional 2 credit hours of music electives chosen from courses beyond the 1000 level. Students will be placed in one of these ensemble courses during each semester in which they are enrolled in Principal Applied Study. The assignment will be based on their ensemble audition, the appropriateness of the ensemble for the student’s musical development and program of study, and the need to create balanced ensembles.

      3. All other Principal Applied Study, i.e. percussion or a string or wind instrument: 10 credit hours from Music 2611-2615, 2619, 2620, 3517, 3518, with at least 1 credit hour chosen from Music 2611 or Music 2612, and no more than 1 credit hour chosen from Music 3517 or 3518. Students will be placed in one of these ensemble courses during each semester in which they are enrolled in Principal Applied Study. The assignment will be based on their ensemble audition, the appropriateness of the ensemble for the student’s musical development and program of study, and the need to create balanced ensembles.

    2. Notwithstanding clause 2.e. of The Curriculum under Regulations for the General Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), students in the Bachelor of Business Administration program who are concurrently completing the Bachelor of Music program will be permitted to replace that clause as follows: Business 1000, 1101,1210, 1600, 2010, 2101,2210, 2400, 2710, 3310, 3401, 3700, 4000, 4050, 4320, 4330, 4500, 5301, and 7002. Students are encouraged to note the prerequisites for BUSI 7002 and to plan their courses so that they have completed the prerequisites prior to the semester in which they plan to take BUSI 7002.

    3. These adjustments to the normal curriculum will only be permitted for students who are graduating with the Bachelor of Bachelor of Music and the Bachelor of Business Administration degrees at the same convocation. In order to meet all of the requirements of both degree programs at the same time, students who are completing the joint degrees are strongly advised to follow Table 1 Joint Degrees of Bachelor of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Business Administration Curriculum.

  2. To be considered for the Joint Degrees of Bachelor Music and Bachelor of Business Administration, students must successfully complete the following 160 credit hours with a grade point average on those 160 credit hours of at least 2.5 and a numeric average on those 160 credit hours of at least 60%.

    1. 53 credit hours from the Bachelor of Music Core Program as modified in clause 1.a. above;

    2. MUS 340A/B, 440A/B, 4800;

    3. 6 credit hours chosen from Musicologies or Music Theory and Composition courses beyond the 2000 level;

    4. 12 credit hours chosen from Music courses beyond the 1000 level including:

      1. a maximum of 2 credit hours from MUS 2611-2614, 2619, 2620, 263A/B, in addition to those from the Music Core Program modified in clause 1.a. above;

      2. a maximum of 2 credit hours from MUS 2615-2617, 265A/B, 3514-3518 in addition to those from the Music Core Program modified in clause 1.a. above;

      3. no more than 3 credit hours from MUS 2021-2023;

      4. a maximum of 6 credit hours from MUS 3500-3513;

    5. 6 credit hours of English which must include English 1110 or 1021;

    6. Mathematics 1000;

    7. Economics 1010 and 1020;

    8. Statistics 2500; and

    9. Business 1000, 1101,1210, 1600, 2010, 2101, 2210, 2400, 2710, 3210, 3310, 3401, 3700, 4000, 4050, 4320, 4330, 4500, 5301, and 7002.

Table 1 Joint Degrees of Bachelor of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Business Administration Curriculum
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 1
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 2
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 3
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 4
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 5
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 6
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 7
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 8
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 9
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 10

Harlow Campus

Optional: 6 credit hours in the Harlow Music Semester offered at Harlow Campus. [see note 2 below]

Notes:

  1. Students who are required to take Mathematics 1090 prior to Mathematics 1000 should complete Mathematics 1090 in Term 1, Mathematics 1000 in place of Economics 1010 in Term 2, and Economics 1010 in Term 4.

  2. Students who elect not to participate in the Harlow Music Semester offered at Harlow Campus must complete a total of 6 additional credit hours chosen to meet requirements outlined in clause 2.c. or 2.d. of The Curriculum as opportunities arise and as courses are offered during Term 5 through Term 10.

  3. Students who wish to deviate from the above curriculum, including students who wish to complete online courses or courses in the Spring semester, Intersession, or Summer session, should consult with an advisor in the Faculty of Business Administration or the School of Music to ensure that they do not experience unforeseen delays in completing the joint degrees program.