Academic Calendar - 2023

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2023

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Don Wright Faculty of Music - Music Program - Bachelor of Arts

Admission Requirements

Recommendation of the Faculty on the basis of an interview. Completion of first year requirements with no failures, including:

1.0 course from: MOS 1021A/B, MOS 1023A/B.
2.0 courses from: Music 1649A/B, Music 1651A/B, Music 1710F/G, and one of Music 1750F/G or Music 1730A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B; Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, or Mathematics 1600A/B.
1.5 course from a faculty other than Music.

After first year, to enter the Specialization students must have:

a) achieved an overall average of 70% on the last 5.0 courses;
b) a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

Module/Program Information

10.0 courses

1.0 course normally taken in second year from: MOS 2181A/B and a 2000-level or above MOS course; or Psychology 2061A/B and Psychology 2070A/B.
1.0 course normally taken in second year: Business Administration 2257.
3.0 courses from: MOS 2310A/B, MOS 2320A/B, MOS 3280F/G, MOS 3330A/B, MOS 3360A/B, MOS 3361A/B.
2.5 courses from Department of Music Research and Composition at the 2000 level or above.
2.5 courses from Don Wright Faculty of Music at the 2000 level or above.

Note: A maximum of 1.0 courses from Music 2171A/B/Y, Music 2801A/B, and Music 2700A/B through Music 2709A/B/Y may be counted toward the module. 


Progression Requirements

Students who have achieved a minimum cumulative average of at least 65% and a passing grade in each course of the Specialization at the end of an academic year may progress to the next year.

The Dean may impose special conditions on future registration, or require a student to withdraw from the Specialization or the Don Wright Faculty of Music, if that student:

  • fails to achieve the required average, or
  • fails one or more courses.

Graduation Requirements

Students must achieve a minimum cumulative average of at least 65% in the 20 courses counted for graduation from the Specialization degree. Students with advanced standing must achieve an overall average of 65% on courses completed at Western.