This program is designed to prepare students for entrepreneurial music careers and diverse musical options, and to prepare students for private studio teaching and/or further graduate study for careers in professional performance and college teaching.
College of Liberal Arts
What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?
High School / GED
Required GPA for graduation
Understand and be able to apply analytical, aural, and keyboard skills in a variety of musical situations.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a diverse body of music in its historical and cultural context, and articulate the relationships between music, the arts, and other disciplines.
Apply music technology in its various forms for teaching, performance, composition, and scholarly pursuits.
Apply principles of technique and musicianship appropriate to the advanced level in the performance of music from diverse styles and time periods in both solo and ensemble settings.
Demonstrate ability to think critically and act independently at a high level as a life-long musical creator, scholar, and performer.
Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively -- musically, verbally and in writing — and adapt to diverse contexts and audiences.