To be admitted, students must present a:

  • minimum overall Holland College GPA of 2.0 on a 4.3 scale (or equivalent)
  • At least ‘C-“ (or equivalent) in the required courses that are to be used as prerequisites for upper year courses that will be necessary for the student to graduate with 2 years of further study at MtA
  • Successfully complete the audition for music at Mount Allison

Students who successfully complete the two year diploma in music performance at Holland College with a strong audition will qualify for block transfer credit as follows and be placed in third year standing (see calendar regulation 10.3.4):

Music Performance Program
MUSC 1000 – Music Theory: Introduction
MUSC 1005 – Ear Training: Introduction
MUSC 1010 – Music Styles: Rock and Country
MUSC 1015 – Ensemble: Rock and Country
MUSC 1020 – Keyboard Harmony: Introduction
MUSC 1025 – Private Lesson I
MUSC 1030 – Harmony: Introduction
MUSC 1035 – Ear Training: Intermediate
MUSC 1045 – Music Styles: R&B and Pop
MUSC 1050 – Ensemble: R&B and Pop
MUSC 1055 - Keyboard Harmony: Intermediate
MUSC 1060 – Private Lesson II
MUSC 2000 - Harmony: Intermediate
MUSC 2005 – Arranging: Introduction
MUSC 2015 – Music Styles: Celtic and World Music
MUSC 2020 – Ensemble: Celtic and World Music
MUSC 2025 – Ensemble: Improvisation Introduction
MUSC 2030 – Private Lesson III
MUSC 2035 – Arranging: Intermediate
MUSC 2050 – Music Styles: Jazz and Latin
MUSC 2055 – Ensemble: Jazz and Latin
MUSC 2060 – Ensemble: Improvisation Intermediate
MUSC 2065 – Private Lesson IV
MUSC 2070 – Harmony: Advanced

Four courses from the following:
ANAT 1000 – Anatomy and Physiology
ANAT 1247 – Anatomy and Physiology
ARTS 1030 – Art History and Criticism
BIOL 1100 – Environmental Microbiology
BUSI 2030 - Economics
CHEM 1000 – General Chemistry
KINE 1145 – Physiology of Human Movement
MATH 1290 – Introductory Statistics
MKTG 2065 – Marketing and Promotion
*MUSC 1040 – Music Licensing for Film, Television, and Video Games
*MUSC 1065 – Music Technology: Introduction
*MUSC 2075 – Introduction to Accompanying
*MUSC 2200- The Business of Music
PSYC 1001 – Psychology I: Core Concepts
PSYC 1002 – Psychology II: Core Concepts
PSYC 2025 – Human Development: Adolescence to Late Adulthood

Block Transfer Credit at Mount Allison University (59 credits)

Core (20 credits)
MUSC 1101 - Materials of Music (H.C. MUSC 1000, 1030)
MUSC 1703 - Musicianship I (H.C. MUSC 1005, 1020, 1035, 1055)
MUSC 1501/1511/2501/2511 - Applied Music I-IV (H.C. MUSC 1025, 1060, 2030, 2065)
* Note: students may be required to repeat the 1st or 2nd year level of Applied Music, depending on audition.
MUSC 1689 - Special Ensemble (H.C. MUSC 1015, 1050)
MUSC 2689 - Special Ensemble (H.C. MUSC 2020, 2055)
* Note: MUSC 1689-2689 will count as core ensembles for Holland College transfer students.

Music Electives (maximum 27 credits)
MUSC 2021 - World Music (H.C. MUSC 2015)
MUSC 3161 – Arranging (H.C. MUSC 2035)
3 CR Non-designated Music at 1000 level (H.C. MUSC 1010)
3 CR Non-designated Music at 1000 level (H.C. MUSC 1045)
3 CR Non-designated Music at 2000 level (H.C. MUSC 2000)
3 CR Non-designated Music at 2000 level (H.C. MUSC 2005)
3 CR Non-designated Music at 2000 level (H.C. MUSC 2025, 2060)
3 CR Non-designated Music at 2000 level (H.C. MUSC 2050)
3 CR Non-designated Music at 2000 level (H.C. MUSC 2070)

Electives (maximum 12 credits)
BIOL 1201 – Human Biology (H.C. ANAT 1000)
ECON 1001- Principles of Microeconomics (H.C. BUSI 2030)
MATH 2311 – Statistics I (H.C. MATH 1290)
PSYC 1001 – Introduction to Psychology I (H.C. PSYC 1001)
3 CR Non-designated Art History at 1000 level (H.C. ARTS 1030)
3 CR Non-designated Biology at 1000 level (H.C. ANAT 1247)
3 CR Non-designated Biology at 1000 level (H.C. BIOL 1100)
3 CR Non-designated Biology at 2000 level (H.C. KINE 1146)
3 CR Non-designated Chemistry at 1000 level (H.C. CHEM 1000)
3 CR Non-designated Commerce at 2000 level (H.C. MKTG 2065)
*MUSC 1601 – Collaborative Keyboard I (H.C. MUSC 2075)
*3 CR Non-designated Music at 1000 level (H.C. MUSC 1040)
*3 CR Non-designated Music at 1000 level (H.C. MUSC 1065)
*3 CR Non-designated Music at 1000 level (H.C. MUSC 2200)
3 CR Non-designated Psychology at 1000 level (H.C. PSYC 1002)
3 CR Non-designated Psychology at 2000 level (H.C. PSYC 2025)

*Note: MUSC 1040, 1065, 2075, 2200 taken as an elective at Holland College transfer as Music Electives

 

At least 9 credits from 3/4000 level Music electives must be completed at Mount Allison