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Honours Music
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Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative minimum overall average of 60% and a cumulative minimum Music major average of 70%.

Eligibility for graduation in the Honours Music academic plan includes successful completion of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. Music Plan-level requirements:


Students electing to take Music studio must arrange for an audition before the Music faculty. Normally a level of performance equal to Grade Eight standing at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto is expected for admission to Music studio.

Arts and Business (Co-op and Regular)

Students may combine the Honours Music academic plan with Arts and Business. In addition to the Honours Music requirements, students must also complete the Arts and Business requirements.

Honours double majors

Honours Music may be taken in combination with most Arts majors in which an Honours major is offered or with many Honours majors in other faculties. For further information, see the Double majors section of Available Arts Academic Plans.

Intensive Music Specialization

In combination with the Honours Music plan-level requirements listed above, students interested in pursuing the Intensive Music Specialization will be required to fulfil the following requirements:

  • A minimum Music major average of 75%.
  • Successful completion of four additional MUSIC courses at the 300-level or above, for a total of ten academic course units (20 courses) in Music.


  1. The Intensive Music Specialization is only open to students majoring in Honours Music.
  2. Students must achieve a cumulative major average of at least 75% in all Music courses counted towards their Honours Music major.
  3. Students who have completed courses towards this specialization but are not able to sustain the required 75% major average but are still eligible for Honours standing will normally be allowed to continue in the Honours Music major but without the specialization.


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