Bachelor of Performing Arts Degree

Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts
School of Performing Arts

Credential
Bachelor

Program Highlights

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverSummerFull-Time

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$3,429 $447 $3,876
Year 2$4,115 $687 $4,801
Total$7,543 $1,134 $8,677

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

Program Requirements

Years 1 - 3

Total credits: 87.00

Required
Completion of a performing arts program at a partner institution or another post-secondary institution.
Required
Students complete degree program requirements of 6 credits of English, 12 upper level credits in performing arts and/or electives and 9 credits of breadth electives in one of the following ways: Option A: Transferring credit for coursework already completed at a post-secondary institution; or Applying for PLA credit for learning acquired through experience in the performing arts; or Completing a one-year advanced certificate program at a partner institution; and/or Enrolling in courses and/or programs at a partner institution; and/or Enrolling in courses at another post-secondary institution with a Letter of Permission Option B: The completion of the third year of a three-year diploma program at a partner institution.

 

Year 4 - Term 1

Total credits: 15.00

 

Year 4 - Term 2

Total credits: 18.00

Required
BPAC 404Contemporary Performance Practices3.00 credits
BPAC 405Advanced Production Planning II1.50 credits
BPAC 406Strategic Career Planning1.50 credits
BPAC 407Interdisciplinary Performance and Production12.00 credits

 

Year 4 - Term 3

Required
BPAC 407Interdisciplinary Performance and Production12.00 credits

 

Total program credits: 120.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

May 1, 2018 - Apr 2, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Mar 4, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

May 1, 2019 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

Completion of a minimum 87 credits of 100-level or higher coursework as follows: 60 performing arts credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5; 6 English credits; 9 elective credits (non-performing arts); and 12 additional upper-level credits.

Interview/audition.

Resume or CV, including relevant artistic/arts experience. Two reference letters from non-related individuals familiar with the applicant’s creative work. Letter of Intent outlining “As you see your future, what are the ways you can imagine working as an artist?”


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

Admission Notes

If you are already a Capilano student, or you are thinking of choosing Capilano, and you want to plan your coursework so that you can be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Performing Arts program, you should speak with an academic advisor

If you have a specific question about the program, contact the Bachelor of Performing Arts office by email or call 604 984 4911.

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Contact

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Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
CapUinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Performing Arts


604 984 4911
bpa@capilanou.ca