The Department of Visual & Performing Arts educates students in the fields of Music, Art, Theatre and Dance.

Bachelor of Arts in Music

The Bachelor of Arts degree is a liberal arts degree with a major in music. Students are exposed to a broad program of general education and are allowed to incorporate eighteen elective credits in an area of their choice. This allows students to prepare for graduate studies in or entry into areas such as Music Therapy, Music Business, Technology, and Law and Communications. Emphasis is placed upon development of musicianship, performing ability and overall student growth.

Graduation Requirements

This degree program requires a minimum of 121 semester hours for completion and is designed for students who wish to pursue graduate studies or careers in musical theater, music therapy, recording industry management, music business. Students take 18 elective credits in a minor area of their choice. Students should check with the respective departments on minor requirements in their chosen field of study.

Academic Degree Plans for: Bachelor of Arts in Music (PDF)