Music (BA degree)

What it's all about

The Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music is for serious musicians who are resolute about pursuing new frontiers and not afraid to challenge musical conventions. Here students will develop the extraordinary skills necessary to fulfill their professional pursuits. In this degree, students may pursue studies that emphasize either performance or academic subjects in music.

This program is designed in the liberal arts tradition and is a good fit for students who want a music degree and who want to take additional courses outside of their major course of study.

You might take classes such as:

  •  History of American Popular Music
  •  Music Theory
  •  Elementary Composition

Graduates of this major go on to:

  •  work as music ministers
  •  perform
  •  conduct
  •  compose