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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Major in Music [Augustana]


Admission Requirements


See Augustana Faculty . Each student must complete the Music Theory Placement Exam (MTPE); a student who scores lower than 70% must register in AUMUS 100 . For further information about entrance into the Music program, contact the Department of Fine Arts and Humanities, Augustana Faculty.

Requirements


  1. Music Studies and Information Literacy: AUMUS 228 .
  2. Theoretical and Analytical Studies, Musicianship Skills: AUMUS 160 , AUMUS 162 , AUMUS 260 , AUMUS 262 .
  3. Music History and Literature, Music in Society: AUMUS 170 , AUMUS 224 , AUMUS 225 , AUMUS 226 , and three additional credits of a Music course in this category at the 300 or 400-level as approved by the Department of Fine Arts and Humanities.
  4. Applied music (instrumental/vocal lessons) and ensemble courses: ★9 (with at least ★4 in each category).
  5. Music options: a minimum of ★7.5.
  6. AUMUS 497  or ★3 from AUMUS 420 , AUMUS 421 , AUMUS 422 , AUMUS 467 , AUMUS 468  or another 400-level course in music history, music theory, or ethnomusicology. Note: This is an overlapping requirement with (3) and (4).
  7. The set of courses selected in (3)- (6) above must include at least ★12 credits at the 300- and 400-levels.
  8. A passing grade in the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE). See Music Handbook for details.
  9. Successful completion of the Recital Attendance Requirement (RAR). Every student is required to attend a minimum of 10 recitals or concerts held at Augustana each year, with a minimum of 40 required for graduation.

Additional information for students


  1. A student considering graduate studies is encouraged to take elective courses that examine cultural and critical theory.
  2. A student considering graduate studies should note that certain graduate programs require a reading knowledge of one or more of French, Italian, and German. In addition, the student should include other courses such as AUMUS 261 , AUMUS 263 , AUMUS 361  and two or more courses from AUMUS 320 /AUMUS 420 , AUMUS 321 /AUMUS 421 , AUMUS 322 /AUMUS 422 , AUMUS 367 /AUMUS 467  and AUMUS 369 . To facilitate entry into a graduate program with an academic emphasis, a student should include additional courses from Music and other disciplines, including those which encourage interdisciplinary perspectives. To facilitate entry into a graduate program with a performance emphasis, a student should include third- and fourth-year recitals, ensembles, conducting, and other courses relevant to the area of emphasis.
  3. A student should prepare to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE) before the third year.
  4. Senior Music courses are offered in alternate years only.

Recommended first-year programs


Recommended programs for subsequent years


Recommended fourth-year program includes:


  • Instrumental/vocal lessons and ensemble courses.
  • AUMUS 497 - Applied Music or a 400-level course in music history, music theory, or ethnomusicology.
  • Additional senior Music courses.