The Capilano University Music Therapy program begins in year three. The following chart outlines the courses in third and fourth year. The next chart outlines the prerequisite courses that make up the first two years. After completion of fourth year and all the prerequisite courses each student begins the pre-professional practicum course. After completing the pre-professional practicum each student is eligible for the Bachelor of Music Therapy degree (BMT), and then Music Therapy Accreditation (MTA) through the Canadian Association for Music Therapy.
Prerequisites for Entry to Third Year of Music Therapy: Please use the Information and Application Package (.pdf) for more specific information. All courses listed are three credits (one semester courses).
Intro Psychology I
Intro Psychology II
Child Development Psychology
Psychology Elective (200+ level) 1
Music History I
Music History II
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Ear Training/Aural Skills
Humanities/Social Science/Music I 3
Humanities/Social Science/Music II
For a more complete presentation of information about the Capilano University Music Therapy program, the prerequisites for entry to third year, and Music Therapy in general, please request a copy of the Music Therapy Information and Application Package (.pdf).
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.