Entrance Audition: To be admitted to a music major program, prospective students must audition for the music faculty. This is done at Scholarship Auditions, Fall Orientation, or Fall Juries in the first year.
Ensemble Requirement: Music majors are required to participate every semester in one of the music ensembles specified in their major. (Exception: semester involving study abroad and/or student teaching).
Click here to view 2015-2016 curriculum information for our degree programs.
Bachelor of Music in Performance
For dedicated musicians seeking the highest professional goals and achievement in performance – 80 semester hours
- Instrumental Performance
- Piano Performance
- Organ Performance
- Vocal Performance
Bachelor of Musical Arts
For those seeking a broad, liberal arts education with an emphasis on music. Non-music cognate required: minor or second major outside of music – 62 semester hours
Bachelors of Music Education
For those seeking to teach music in the public schools – 66 semester hours plus 17 hours from Instructional Leadership and Development (Education)
- K-12 Choral (Elementary)
- K-12 Choral (Secondary)
- K-12 Instrumental (Band)
- K-12 Instrumental (Orchestra)
Bachelor of Music in Composition
For those seeking careers in composition – 80 semester hours
Bachelor of Arts
Non-music cognate required: minor or second major outside of music – 44 semester hours
- Music – General – 22 semester hours
- Music – Specialized – Composition, Instrumental, Organ, Piano, Voice and Jazz – 32 semester hours