Music Major (B.A./B.S.) Vocal
The purpose of the B.A./B.S. in Music with an emphasis in vocal music is to provide for the student opportunity to complete studies in music while earning a liberal arts degree.
Those completing the 128-hour B.A. in Music are required to complete a minimum of 12 credits in an approved foreign language. An additional 3 hours of “Integrative Studies” affords these students opportunity to broaden their course offerings while completing a liberal arts degree with a major in music.
The B.S. in Music with an emphasis in vocal studies does not require any foreign language. This 120-hour degree gives students opportunity to include 10-14 hours in an elective discipline. Students may choose instrumental or choral techniques courses as part of these electives.
The student is required to complete a keyboard proficiency, attend 56 approved concerts and recitals, maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00 in music courses and complete the Sophomore Performance Review.
Program Learning Outcomes
The student will be able to:
- Demonstrate technical fluency, expressiveness, style, and professionalism in musical performance.
- Apply broad-based knowledge of music through research in the areas of music history, music theory, and music literature.
- Integrate Christian faith into the discipline of music.