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Music (Honours Bachelor of Music)

Bachelor of Music (Honours)
Two streams: Music Education; Music Comprehensive

  • Requires an entrance audition on student’s major instrument

Bachelor of Music (Honours) - Music Education

  • Offers a direct pathway to a Faculty of Education in Ontario to become a qualified high school or elementary school specialist music teacher
  • Teaching music in communities, private studios, and schools at all levels
  • Offers a direct pathway to a graduate program in performance and performance studies
  • UWindsor music education students receive the same high standard and amount of private studio experience as BMus in performance students

Bachelor of Music (Honours) - Comprehensive

  • Flexibility to focus on music performance or academic music disciplines (musicology and theory)
  • Intensive, professional training with applied study in classical or jazz/pop disciplines
  • Students hone musical skills through private instruction on a principal instrument (including voice), ensemble participation and courses to improve listening, sight singing and dictation
  • Exposure to a diversity of music from traditional Western art music to jazz, pop, electro-acoustic and world music; exposure to regional cultural institutions

Course Descriptions - Music


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Music (Honours)
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U required.
  • Audition required for admission, visit or contact Music at (519) 253 3000 ext. 2796 for dates of music auditions.
  • Incoming Music students must pass a written theory test, based on completing Royal Conservatory Advanced Rudiments or equivalent
Career Tracks: 
  • Education (with additional studies)
  • Performance
  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Music criticism
  • Arts administration
  • Music technology
  • Graduate studies in music or music therapy