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Music History and Literature

The Music History and Literature major in the Bachelor of Music degree is designed for students who would like concentrated study in the traditions, styles, and cultural contexts of Western music and music of world cultures. Areas of study include:

  • Applied Music
  • Theory
  • Musicology
  • Ethnomusicology

All students desiring to pursue a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, or Bachelor of Arts in Music degree must audition before members of the appropriate applied music faculty for acceptance into a music degree program.

Graduates of the Music History and Literature program at Baylor often continue their studies and research through graduate school, while others have gone on to teach in various capacities.

All majors offered through the School of Music require ensemble participation each semester. The School of Music offers a variety of ensemble opportunities in the following areas: Band, Choir, Early Music Ensemble, Handbells, Jazz, Opera Theater, Orchestra and Chamber Music. The School of Music presents more than 300 concerts every year.

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