Music Major (B.A.)

Accelerate your passion for music. Challenge yourself through strong music studies emphasizing performance, within the context of a liberal arts curriculum. Our Music major allows students to acquire a broad knowledge of music, stressing the development of musicianship, the ability to perform and an intellectual grasp of the art. You'll be preparing for career opportunities in a variety of musical areas, including performance and private studio teaching. Many graduates continue music studies in graduate school.

Careers in Music

If you are considering a career in music, you may not be aware of the variety of music professions available to you and the opportunities they present.

Positions include:

  • Performing Musician
  • Music Educator
  • Composer
  • Conductor
  • Arranger
  • Church or Temple Music Director
  • Music Therapist
  • Music Librarian
  • Arts Administrator
  • Lyricist
  • Music Journalist
  • Recording Producer
  • Television/Radio Music Producer
  • U.S. Armed Forces Musician
  • Music Business Attorney

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