Music Diploma Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Both

    First year students with a low result on the Theory Placement Exam may enroll in PMI 060/061 in order to provide supplemental instruction to MUS 100/112 OR to prepare for entry into MUS 100/112 in their second year. Please note that PMI 060/061 credits cannot be counted toward completion of the Music Diploma and must be taken in addition to the required courses.

    First Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 15.50
    Required: 10.50
    ENGL 100 University Writing Strategies 3.00  
    MUS 100 Theory I 3.00  
    MUS 112 Ear Training and Sight Singing I 1.50  
    MUS 120 Music History I 3.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Concentration Instrument 100-Level 2.00  
    WMPI 100 World Music Private Instruction 2.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    ENSM 100 Choir Ensemble I 2.00  
    ENSM 110 Instrumental Ensemble I 2.00  
    Choose 1.00 credits from the following list: 1.00
    MUS 114 Class Piano I 1.00  
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Secondary Instrument 100-Level 1.00  
    WMPI 150 World Music Private Instruction Secondary 1.00  
    Second Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 15.50
    Required: 10.50
    ENGL English 100 level or higher 3.00  
    MUS 101 Theory II 3.00  
    MUS 113 Ear Training and Sight Singing II 1.50  
    MUS 121 Music History II 3.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Concentration Instrument 200-Level 2.00  
    WMPI 200 World Music Private Instruction 2.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    ENSM 150 Choir Ensemble II 2.00  
    ENSM 160 Instrumental Ensemble II 2.00  
    Choose 1.00 credits from the following list: 1.00
    MUS 115 Class Piano II 1.00  
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Secondary Instrument 200-Level 1.00  
    WMPI 250 World Music Private Instruction Secondary 1.00  
    Third Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 15.50
    Required: 10.50
    MUS 200 Theory III 3.00  
    MUS 212 Ear Training and Sight Singing III 1.50  
    MUS 220 Music History III 3.00  
    Elective 100 level or higher - excluding COND, ENSJ, ENSM, JAZZ, MUS, PMI and WMPI 3.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Concentration Instrument 300-Level 2.00  
    WMPI 300 World Music Private Instruction 2.00  
    Choose 1.00 credits from the following list: 1.00
    MUS 214 Class Piano III 1.00  
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Secondary Instrument 300-Level 1.00  
    WMPI 350 World Music Private Instruction Secondary 1.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    ENSM 200 Choir Ensemble III 2.00  
    ENSM 210 Instrumental Ensemble III 2.00  
    Fourth Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 15.50
    Required: 10.50
    MUS 201 Theory IV 3.00  
    MUS 213 Ear Training and Sight Singing IV 1.50  
    MUS 221 Music History IV 3.00  
    Elective 100 level or higher - excluding COND, ENSJ, ENSM, JAZZ, MUS, PMI and WMPI 3.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Concentration Instrument 400-Level 2.00  
    WMPI 400 World Music Private Instruction 2.00  
    Choose 1.00 credits from the following list: 1.00
    MUS 215 Class Piano IV 1.00  
    PMI Private Music Instruction - Secondary Instrument 400-Level 1.00  
    WMPI 450 World Music Private Instruction Secondary 1.00  
    Choose 2.00 credits from the following list: 2.00
    ENSM 250 Choir Ensemble IV 2.00  
    ENSM 260 Instrumental Ensemble IV 2.00  
    Voice concentrators are required to take MUS 122 & 123 in the year it is offered. These courses are 2 credits in total. Voice concentrators will graduate with 64.00 credits in total.   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 0.00
    Total Program Credits 62.00
    Choose from the following list: 0.00
    MUS 122 Lyric Diction I 1.00  
    MUS 123 Lyric Diction II 1.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.