B.A. Music Major

*NOTE: The Theatre major, the Music major, the Theatre Education major, the Music Education major, the Theatre minor, and the Music minor will no longer be offered after the 2020-21 academic year. 

If you’re interested in participating in music or theatre, there are numerous performing arts opportunities available, including marching band, numerous choirs, and a vibrant community theatre.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music program provides a balance between classroom instructional experiences and the applied practice of music. Students take music history, theory, and pedagogy classes along with private instrumental or voice lessons. Numerous performance opportunities allow students to demonstrate their skills as members of a musical ensemble as well as soloists.

Bachelor of Arts in Music

  • Music Curriculum - 62 SEM. HRS
  • General Studies - 33 SEM. HRS
  • Free Electives - 25 SEM. HRS
Music Curriculum Includes
  • Music Theory - 18 credits
  • Music History and Appreciation - 9 credits
  • Music Technology - 3 credits
  • Conducting - 2 credits
  • Major Ensemble Participation - 8 credits min. 
  • Applies Music - 22 credits
  • General Studies - 33 credits
  • Free Electives - 33 credits

Career Opportunities

Every step of the way, you will find professors and peers who will help you to develop the confidence you want when you begin your career as a musician. While many Bachelor of Arts graduates make their impacts in performance or through research, there are several types of career paths to consider following graduation.
  • Acceptance into graduate school for continued in-depth study of music
  • Entrepreneurial work experiences as self-employed musician or business owner
  • Seek employment that requires a non-specific bachelor's degree as an entry requirement

B.A. Music Model Schedule