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Music Therapy

General

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Program Title

Music Therapy

Degree Designation

BS

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. This program is designed to produce highly skilled and broadly based music therapists.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

High School / GED

Required GPA for graduation

2

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Demonstrate analytical, aural, improvisation, and composition skills in a variety of music applications.

Outcome

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a diverse body of music in its historical and cultural context.

Outcome

Apply technology in its various forms for learning, research, and the workplace.

Outcome

Demonstrate advanced solo and ensemble performance skills on at least one instrument from wind, percussion, string, keyboard, or voice.

Outcome

Demonstrate functional skills in conducting, voice, guitar, keyboard, and percussion with the ability to lead, improvise and accompany as a music therapist.

Outcome

Identify and apply American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) standards, professional roles, and ethics.

Outcome

Evaluate music therapy methods, techniques, and materials with their appropriate applications to various client populations.

Outcome

Act independently at a high level as a musician.

Outcome

Communicate effectively musically, verbally, and in writing.

Degree Maps

Major Code

6824

Program Code

345132022