Music in World Cultures Major (B.M.)

Music in World Cultures Major (B.M.)


Liberty University is pleased to offer the B.M. in Music and World Cultures for the purpose of equipping musicians in various global and ethnic settings. Over the last 20 years, studies in world music and ethnomusicology have become a growing part of the education process in many college and university music programs. Our goal is to prepare students in: ethnic music making; bi-cultural teacher/performance; world music pedagogy; and, continued graduate studies in ethnomusicology.

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.
  • Develop contextually based worship strategies.
  • Conduct field research utilizing the principles of ethnomusicology.

Delivery Format: Residential Only

  • Cross-Cultural Worship Leader
  • Ethnomusicologist
  • Missionary
  • World Arts Cultural Exchange Facilitator
  • Worship Consultant
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