MUSIC

Bachelor of Arts

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Program Information

Program:
Bachelor of Arts

College:
College of Arts & Sciences

Department:
Music

Details

Total Credit Hours: 124

Typical Completion: 4 Years, full-time

Cost per credit hour: $327.75

Full-time Tuition: $3,933/semester

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The bachelor of arts in music is an intensive program that prepares students for various careers in the musical field. Students can either pursue careers as performers, composers, private studio teachers, or professional church musicians, but also have the schedule flexibility to enroll in classes that would prepare them for careers in related fields such as music business and music/art administration.

 

Courses

As an music major, you will take classes such as:

  • Music Theory
  • Music Composition
  • History of Music
  • Voice, Piano, or Brass
  • Form & Analysis

Optional Concentrations

Composition

Students who wish to pursue songwriting or composing may choose this concentration, which emphasizes music theory, history, and forms.

Performance

Students who wish to pursue musical performance may choose this concentration, which emphasizes piano, brass, and voice performances.

Career Outlook

17,500

New musicians jobs created nationwide by 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.