WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?
- Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Education
- Post-Diploma Bachelor of Fine Arts – Music / Bachelor of Education
- Bachelor of Education (After an approved degree)
Intake:Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education: Fall | Bachelor of Art (Music)/Bachelor of Education: Fall & Spring
Receive two degrees in five years as you combine your studies in music education from K-12. Choose to become a music specialist in the classroom by combining your love of music and teaching with either the highly specialized BMus focusing on performance, history, theory and conducting or a BA, with broader studies in science, social sciences and humanities and your drama major. Students are provided with thorough training on their chosen instrument are strengthened by a carefully integrated stream of courses in music theory, history, literature and ear training, as well as participation in performing ensembles. As an Education major students develops a strong knowledge base in the subject area they intend to teach. They also receive in-depth preparation in how to teach, including both general and subject area instructional methods.
Areas of concentration
Which Faculty to choose?
Both the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts (Music) combined with a Bachelor of Education programs are 5-year combined degrees with K-12 experience through the Faculty of Education. Choosing between the two programs is dependent on the amount of music courses you would like to have in your major.
Students interested in teaching elementary school are encouraged to pursue the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education degree. The flexibility of this stream will allow students to gain a diversified set of qualifications which will better meet the needs of multi-subject teaching common in elementary schools.
Students interested in teaching Jr. High or High School are encouraged to pursue the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education degree. This stream provides the strongest background in music, which will allow students to build expertise in the music field, enabling students to take the reins of secondary-level music education.
Participate in a dynamic season of Graduate and Junior recitals, visiting performers and workshops, internship opportunities, recording and producing contracts, professional certification, and competitions on a local, provincial, national and international level.
Integra Contemporary & Electroacoustics
Jazz Ensemble and combos
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra
University Wind Orchestr
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- Degree Length
- Fine Arts Additional Admissions Requirements
Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education
Studio Application & Audition
Bachelor of Arts (Music)/Bachelor of Education
No Requirements for Admission
Studio Application & Audition required to take studio courses.
- University Recital Hall with state-of-the-art acoustics
- 24/7 access to individual practice studios
- 2 large ensemble rehearsal rooms
- 2 Steinway concert grands and 50 rehearsal pianos
- Canada’s most extensive percussion collection
- Studio One – world-class recording studio
- Studio Two – post-production studio
- Music technology and composition lab
- Audio editing suites
- Professional audio gear loan centre
Find out more about our spaces and technology.
- Related Degree Options
- Student Testimonials
“I believe connecting with others and helping them connect through music creates some of the most meaningful and rich experiences this life has to offer. I want to share those experiences with as many people as I can.” - Gizette Edis
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- Concerts & Recitals
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- Fine Arts Scholarships & Awards
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- Music Director
- Music Editor/Publisher
Some of these careers require additional education. Students may also choose to continue their education at the MFA or Ph.D. level.
Find more information about careers opportunities.