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Course Pathways Chart

Music – Instrumental, Open AMU1OI

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
COURSE NOTE: No prior musical knowledge is required. This is a beginner course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9

Music – Vocal, Open AMV1OI

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9

Music – Guitar, Open AMG2OI

This course emphasizes performance of music at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the language of music, including the elements, terminology, and history.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Music – Instrumental, Open AMU2OI

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended prerequisite: AMI1OI or AMU1OI
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Music – Instrumental, Open AMU2OX

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: This course is designed for those students who did not take Grade 9 Instrumental Music and who don’t have previous experience playing an instrument and reading music.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Music – Vocal, Open AMV2OI

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Prerequisite: AMV1OI
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Guitar Music AMG3OI

This course develops students’ musical talent through guitar performance and the planning, rehearsal, and presentation of musical creations. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, and market musical masterpieces. Students will respond to, reflect on, analyze, perform music from various genres and periods, and will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their lives and future careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

O – Instrumental Music AMU3OI

This course develops students’ musical talent through performance on an instrument and the planning, rehearsal, and presentation of musical creations. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, and market musical masterpieces. Students will respond to, reflect on, analyze, perform music from various genres and periods, and will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their lives and future careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

O – Music – Vocal/Choral AMV3OI

This course develops students’ musical talent through vocal performance and the planning, rehearsal, and presentation of musical creations. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, and market musical masterpieces. Students will respond to, reflect on, analyze, perform music from various genres and periods, and will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their lives and future careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

U/C – Music – Guitar, University/College AMG3MI

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis and performance of music, including traditional, commercial and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analyzing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMG2OI – Music – Guitar, Open

Music – Instrumental, University/College AMU3MI

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMU2OI – Music – Instrumental, Open or AMU2OX – Music – Instrumental, Open or AMU1OI – Music – Instrumental, Open

U/C – Music – Vocal, University/College AMV3MI

This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMV1OI – Music – Vocal, Open or AMV2OI – Music – Vocal, Open

U/C – Music – Guitar, University/College AMG4MI

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMG3MI – U/C – Music – Guitar, University/College

Music – Instrumental, University/College AMU4MI

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMU3MI – Music – Instrumental, University/College

U/C – Vocal Music, University/College AMV4MI

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMV3MI – U/C – Music – Vocal, University/College