All music major degree programs have a concert/recital attendance applied learning activity requirement. To complete the degree, the student must attend 12 approved performances each semester for a total of 6 semesters. This is in addition to all coursework for any music major degree. Attendance requirements and an approved listing of concerts/recitals are provided at the beginning of each regular semester.

CONCENTRATIONS

You can tailor your music degree with a business emphasis.


BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Candidates for the Bachelor of Music degree must complete 4 credits in 300-level “Applied Music-Major Instrument” requirements for graduation.

Require a core of 63 credits in music courses plus 15 credits in the area of concentration.

You can tailor your degree with a concentration in Technology and Industry. This program is a synthesis of traditional musical training and new technologies designed to create well-rounded musicians through technical and theoretical studies, and hands-on training in a variety of software and hardware.

Topics of study include audio recording, sound synthesis, notation, sequencing, and audio for multimedia and internet applications. The advanced student works closely with faculty for forays into the exciting world of digital audio arts such as advanced signal processing techniques, real-time signal processing, microcontroller design, circuit bending, and more.

Our faculty possess unique specialties and a wealth of knowledge and experience within the rapidly growing field of audio technology. They work in a diverse range of genres and styles from rock to jazz to experimental music. Their performance experience ranges from classical, modern, and popular vocal and instrumental music to algorithmic composition. Our Music Technology and Industry team includes two composers who can guide students in furthering their composing, orchestrating, arranging, and songwriting skills.


BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Candidates for the Bachelor of Music degree must complete 4 credits in 300-level “Applied Music-Major Instrument” requirements for graduation.

Require a core of 63 credits in music courses plus 15 credits in the area of concentration.

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Mapping your degree plan is important. Consult with your academic advisor to create a plan and monitor it regularly.