Music - 809

Mohawk College Certificate
Classroom
Students working in music room
Overview

Explore new musical horizons through a basic study of music and develop a sound foundation for more advanced studies such as arranging and composition. On successful completion of the program you will have developed your theoretical musical ability to the entrance level of the three year Applied Music Program at Mohawk College.

 

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
  • Open to absolute beginners or individuals at any stage
  • You may qualify for credit for previous musical experience
  • Level 1 instruments and vocals require no previous experience
  • You must supply your own instruments where applicable and pay for texts
  • Successful completion of senior secondary school English or equivalent

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2017/18 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Creative, Media and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course.

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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Visit the Music Courses page to view a list of stand-alone courses you may be interested in.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
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Equivalents: MUSCMU200
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Select 1 from the next 4 courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
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Equivalents: MUSCPA360
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Equivalents: MUSCPA107
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Equivalents: MUSC10080 and MUSC10081 and MUSC10082
Course description: Review of basic rudiments. The voicing of triads for four voices. The harmonization of melodies using chords in root position and first inversion.
Credits: 2