Undergraduate Degrees

The School of Music offers undergraduate degree programs in music business, music education, music performance, and liberal arts. The School of Music is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and consists of over 20 full-time teachers and several part-time teachers.


Bachelor of Arts/Science in Music Business

With concentrations in Business Administration or Merchandising.

Bachelor in Music Business merges business and musical expertise, preparing the graduate to enter the music industry with an ability to interact with professionals in both music and business.

Eight Semester Plans for Degree Completion

Assessment Plans for Degree Completion


Bachelor of Music Education

With concentrations in Choral/General or Instrumental/General.

The Bachelor of Music Education is intended for those students who wish to teach music in the schools at the elementary, middle, or high school level.

Eight Semester Plans for Degree Completion

Assessment Plan for Degree Completion


Bachelor of Music in Performance

The Bachelor of Music in Performance is designed for those students who wish to pursue graduate study and seek teaching positions in higher education or for those who wish to establish private studios and/or become composers. Students may choose piano, voice, woodwind, brass, strings, or percussion as their performance emphasis. Other course work includes music theory and music skills (ear training and sight singing), keyboard harmony, music history and literature, conducting, and pedagogical methods and philosophies. Many courses include supervised practical experience.

Eight Semester Plans for Degree Completion

Assessment Plans for Degree Completion


Bachelor of Arts/Science in Music (Liberal Arts)

Bachelor of Science in Music and the Bachelor of Arts in Music degrees combine the best of the University's General Studies Program with formal musical preparation, for students who wish to pursue graduate study in music or other areas in the Humanities.

Eight Semester Plan for Degree Completion

Assessment Plan for Degree Completion


Piano Pedagogy Certificate

A certificate program is also available in the area of Piano Pedagogy


Music Minor

The Minor in Music is designed for those students who wish to continue their formal study of music, but primarily wish to earn a degree in another field. As with all other degree choices, the music minor student is eligible to perform in University choral and vocal ensembles, bands, orchestras, percussion groups, and chamber ensembles.