The bachelor of arts in music is a dynamic program for the study of music within a liberal arts curriculum. The B.A. program is distinctive in its treatment of music as a world-wide phenomenon. The program is also flexible, allowing students to focus on performance or musicology.
Students focusing on performance are urged to take private instruction on an instrument or in voice each semester of enrollment. Seniors must present either a senior thesis or a senior recital to qualify for graduation. There are options in the senior year curriculum for courses appropriate for thesis or recital preparation.
All students majoring in the B.A. in music must complete 121–122 credits.
Courses must include the University Core Curriculum plus the following: