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See the UWaterloo official calendar for the description of courses.

For a list of music courses, course outlines and which term each courses are offered, visit our courses page.

Academic plans

See the music plans offered.

  • Three-Year General Music
  • Four-Year General Music
  • Honours Music
  • Specializations in Music
    • Church Music and Worship
    • Music in Global Context
    • Music and Peace
    • Intensive Music

A major in music can also be done as part of the Honours Arts or Honours Arts and Business entry programs.

Music can also be part of a double major.

Co-op is available through Honours Arts and Business.

See the UWaterloo official calendar for Church Music and Worship plans. For more details, visit the Church Music and Worship page.

  • Minor
  • Diploma

Degree requirements

All students in a Music plan must satisfy the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Arts requirements, including breadth requirements, and achieve the appropriate academic standards. If students are in another major program in addition to Music, they must fulfil all the requirements for the major in that department as well as those for Music.


For more Music or Church Music and Worship plan information or for academic advising, contact Maisie Sum, Music Undergraduate Officer.

2017-2018 Music Student Handbook

Courses | Academic plans | Degree requirements | Advising