Students are required to complete 8.0 credits as follows:
1. Courses at the A-level (1.5 credits)
VPMA95H3 Elementary Musicianship
1.0 credit in Performance (Students must choose the graded option for this credit)
2. Courses at the B-level (2.0 credits)
ACMB01H3 Critical Reading, Thinking and Writing for ACM Programs
VPMB01H3 Introduction to Community Music
VPMB82H3 Music in the Contemporary World
VPMB88H3 Materials of Music I
3. Courses at the C-level (0.5 credit)
VPMC88H3 Topics in Music and Culture
4. 4.0 additional credits in Music and Culture (VPM) courses, at least 1.5 of which must be at the C-level, and at least 0.5 of which must be at the D-level.
Students are encouraged to develop depth of learning through study in one or two of the areas of focus described in the Music and Culture Areas of Focus Table.
Students can count a maximum of 2.0 credits of Performance courses toward component 4 of the program completion requirements. Students who count Performance courses towards component 4 must choose the graded option.