Based on a liberal arts philosophy and Christian values, with a Bachelor of Arts in Music you will receive a broad overview of the discipline of music, along with opportunities for performance, research and study in other areas of the liberal arts and sciences. If you're looking for a greater balance between the liberal arts and music, the bachelor of arts degree in music gives you the flexibility to take a significant number of elective courses. In some instances, you may be able to complete a double major.
The mission is to provide a broad overview of the discipline of music, including opportunities for either performance or research while providing opportunity for study in other areas of the liberal arts and sciences.
STUDENT LEARNING GOALS
Students who graduate with a major in Music will:
1. demonstrate technical proficiency that enables artistic creativity and self-expression;
2. demonstrate the ability to compose and arrange music for private and public performance; and
3. be prepared for a career in a music-related field.
MUSC 105, 106, 205, 206, 325, and 326 (20 hours)
MUSC 226 (hours counted in core)
MUSC 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 257, or 259 (1 hour)
Performance Applied (12 hours)
Secondary Applied (2 hours)
Performance Group (8 hours)
MUSC 493 and 494 or MUSC 412 plus four elective hours (6 hours)
A minor is not required with this major, however there is substantial room for a minor.