The Department of Music offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in music education, performance and composition. We also offer a music minor, post-baccalaureate certificate and combined B.M. and M.M. program.
The Department of Music offers two professional degree programs, the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Science in Music Education; and one liberal arts degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Music.
Although there are courses common to all degree programs and concentrations within those programs, each program is designed with its own special requirements, especially in the junior and senior years.
Concentrations in the two professional degrees are Composition, Jazz/Commercial Composition, Guitar Performance, Jazz/Commercial Performance, Keyboard Performance, Voice Performance, Winds Performance, Strings Performance, Percussion Performance, Vocal Concentration, and General Concentration. A Music minor is available for those students who desire to pursue music studies as a secondary field.The Department of Music also offers a variety of courses and seminars for non-music majors.
The Department of Music offers two graduate degrees: a Master of Science in Music Education and a Master of Music in either performance or composition.
A Certificate of Music Education is also offered. A Certificate in Music: Dalcroze-Orff-Kodaly emphasis may be completed during summer sessions. Other areas of emphasis may involve fall, spring and minimester terms.
Entrance requirements and programs of study are available from the department's graduate program directors and are outlined in the Graduate Catalog.
Upon addition to the program, all master's candidates (performance, composition and music educaton) must complete the history/literature and theory placements examinations prior to enrolling in a graduate level theory or history/literature class. Please review the informaton about preparing for the placement exams.