The Department of Music offers undergraduate degrees in Composition, Performance, and Education - along with a music minor. Graduate programs offered are Performance and a 100% online Music Education.
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重庆欢乐生肖官方网址Through its undergraduate programs and associated activities, the Department of Music provides:

  • instruction designed to develop the musical understandings, performance abilities, and creative and critical skills of all music students
  • opportunities to develop the pedagogical insights and communication skills of prospective teachers
  • opportunities to develop a high degree of professionalism in scholarship and in performance
  • opportunities for both major and non-major students to broaden their acquaintance with the musical art through study and performance


Through its graduate programs and associated activities, the department provides opportunities for the graduate student in music to:

  • develop an advanced level of musical understandings and performance ability
  • foster the advancement of creative and critical skills
  • develop sophisticated pedagogical insights and advanced communication skills
  • produce scholarly and creative works in the fields of music and music education

Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education

    B.M. Music Education

    Director conducting band.重庆欢乐生肖官方网址This program is intended for those students who wish to teach music in the schools at the elementary, middle, and/or high school level. Students who complete this program have many career options in teaching and performance and can opt to pursue graduate study and seek teaching positions in higher education.  Options under this degree program include 1) Keyboard & Guitar, 2) Voice, and 3) Woodwind, Brass & Percussion.

    Program Maps

    重庆欢乐生肖官方网址Program maps are provided as a guide for your undergraduate experience. Your program map varies depending on the discipline you choose to enter into the degree program.

  • Bachelor of Music in Performance

    Program

    重庆欢乐生肖官方网址This program is designed for those students who wish to pursue a professional performance career, pursue graduate study and seek teaching positions in higher education, or establish private studios.

    Optional Emphases

    重庆欢乐生肖官方网址Jazz Studies

    This program is intended for those students who wish to pursue the performance degree with a special emphasis in jazz. Students in this program take specialized courses in jazz improvisation, jazz composition and arranging, and jazz history.

    Piano Pedagogy

    重庆欢乐生肖官方网址This program is intended for those students who wish to pursue the performance degree with a special emphasis in piano pedagogy. Students in this program take specialized courses in piano pedagogy, keyboard literature, and collaborative performance.

  • Bachelor of Music in Composition

    This program is designed for those students who wish to compose music prorfessionally or who wish to pursue graduate study and seek teaching positions in higher education.

 

Minors and Certifications

  • Minor in Music

    The music minor is designed for undergraduate students who wish to continue formal study in music while earning a degree in another field of study. The typical music-minor student actively performs in the University's choral and vocal ensembles, bands, percussion groups, and small ensembles.

  • Initial Certification Program in Music Education (P-12)

    The Initial Certification Program in Music Education is a non-degree program designed for those individuals who have an earned undergraduate degree in music from an accredited institution and wish to obtain certification to teach music (P-12) in Georgia.

 

Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Music in Music Education

    This fully online program is intended for those individuals who seek advanced licensure in music teaching or for those who wish to pursue doctoral study and seek teaching positions in higher education.

  • Master of Music in Performance

    This program is intended for those individuals who seek advanced training in music performance and/or wish to pursue doctoral study and seek teaching positions in higher education.