Bachelor of Arts in Music
The purpose of the BA degree with a major in Music is to provide a general music education within a liberal arts setting. Students acquire and expand their knowledge of musicianship and performance which serve to develop their creative and musical potentials.
Bachelor of Music Education
Students may choose either the Choral Certification or the Instrumental Certification.
Bachelor of Music Performance
Bachelor of Music Performance - Composition
Master of Music in Conducting Choral or Wind Instrument
The Master of Music Degree in Conducting requires that all applicants hold a baccalaureate degree with a major in performance or music education (or their equivalent), from an accredited institution.
Master of Music Education
The Master of Music Education degree requires that all applicants hold a baccalaureate degree with a major in music education, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution. Students whose undergraduate degree does not carry certification in music should enroll in the Master of Arts in Teaching degree program through the Richard W. Riley College of Education.
Master of Music in Performance
The Master of Music Degree in Performance requires that all applicants hold a baccalaureate degree with a major in performance, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution.
Minor in Music
The minor in music consists of 24 semester hours of music courses (MUSA and MUST):
4 semesters of private instruction in one instrument; and 3 semester hours of music courses numbered above 299. (Students may not count additional private lessons or MUST 315). Music minors must demonstrate a proficiency in an an instrument (or voice). Potential music minors must schedule a meeting with the Chair of the Department of Music prior to declaring a minor in music.
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