Bachelor of Music conjoint with Bachelor of Music Education
The bachelor of music conjoint with bachelor of music education is a five-year conjoint professional degree program, offered by the Faculty of Education in conjunction with the School of Music. It includes a one-semester internship and is designed for the preparation of school music teachers and other professional positions related to music education.
To be considered for admission, students must have successfully completed a minimum of 45 credit hours with either a cumulative average of at least 65 per cent or an average of at least 65 per cent on the last attempted 30 credit hours.
At the time of application, students must have been formally admitted to the bachelor of music, and be in clear standing with the School of Music.
The 45 credit hours must include:
- Six credit hours in English and/or critical reading and writing courses.
- At least three credit hours from the following: Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3261, 3281, 3282.
- At least twelve credit hours in music in addition to the three credit hours chosen above.
Consideration will be given to the winter semester courses for which students are registered at the time of application. Applications for admission apply to the education component of the conjoint degree program only.
The bachelor of music education is a very versatile qualification. While the program is designed for the preparation of K-12 music teachers, the skills and knowledge base can be applied to private music instruction and other professional positions related to music education. Private teachers and those wishing to go on to a career in university teaching will all benefit from this program.