Bachelor of Performing Arts Degree

Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts
School of Performing Arts

Credential
Bachelor

Program Highlights

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverSummerFull-Time

Program Requirements

Years 1 - 3

Total credits: 87.00

Required
Completion of a performing arts program at a partner institution or another post-secondary institution.
Required
Students complete degree program requirements of 6 credits of English, 12 upper level credits in performing arts and/or electives and 9 credits of breadth electives in one of the following ways: Option A: Transferring credit for coursework already completed at a post-secondary institution; or Applying for PLA credit for learning acquired through experience in the performing arts; or Completing a one-year advanced certificate program at a partner institution; and/or Enrolling in courses and/or programs at a partner institution; and/or Enrolling in courses at another post-secondary institution with a Letter of Permission Option B: The completion of the third year of a three-year diploma program at a partner institution.

 

Year 4 - Term 1

Total credits: 15.00

 

Year 4 - Term 2

Total credits: 18.00

Required
BPAC 404Contemporary Performance Practices3.00 credits
BPAC 405Advanced Production Planning II1.50 credits
BPAC 406Strategic Career Planning1.50 credits
BPAC 407Interdisciplinary Performance and Production12.00 credits

 

Year 4 - Term 3

Required
BPAC 407Interdisciplinary Performance and Production12.00 credits

 

Total program credits: 120.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

May 1, 2018 - Apr 2, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Mar 4, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

May 1, 2019  4 p.m.

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

Diploma in an approved program, or equivalent, at one of the Partner Colleges, or at another post-secondary institution. GPA of 2.5.

Interview, audition, portfolio

CV, including relevant artistic/arts mgmt experience, primary artistic & other creative disciplines, number of years you have been practicing. Sample/portfolio of work; if primary discipline is performative, audition with interview. Can include image/data/audio/video samples of work (max 3).Two reference letters.Applicant's Statement of Intent: as you see your future, what are the ways you can imagine working as an artist.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

Admission Notes

If you are already a Capilano student, or you are thinking of choosing Capilano, and you want to plan your coursework so that you can be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Performing Arts program, you should speak with an academic advisor

If you have a specific question about the program, contact the Bachelor of Performing Arts office by email or call 604.986.1911.

Information sessions will be planned at each of the partner institutions. A schedule of dates and locations will be posted on each institution’s website.

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Contact

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Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
CapUinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Performing Arts


604 984 4911
bpa@capilanou.ca