Undergraduate Degree Programs
The Department of Music offers undergraduate curricula leading to the degrees of:
- Bachelor of Music (BM)
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Each of the undergraduate degrees offered prepares a student to pursue a career in music or to enter graduate school.
BM: Music Education
Prepares for a career in public, private, or charter school music teaching. Options are available for degree-seeking students or students already in possession of a music degree but who desire teaching certification.
BM: Music Performance
Provides a strong background in repertoire and performance, and prepares for graduate work in the creative and performing arts and a professional career at the university level.
BM: Music Composition
Students will discover and explore their unique creative voice and develop their musical and compositional skills through weekly instruction, group seminars and discussion, live performances of their original works, and appropriate course work in music theory, history, orchestration, and electronic music.
BA: General Music
Combines the musical foundation of the BM degree with increased elective credits for students who are interested in combining other areas of study with a music focused undergraduate degree.
Offers courses in private lessons, ensembles, and other academic music courses.