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Bachelor in Music (BM)

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The Music program promotes an understanding and appreciation of musical expression as part of a liberal arts education. Increase your knowledge of theory and history across diverse musical cultures. Develop your abilities through ear-training, sight-singing, harmony, orchestration, composition, and conducting. You may also pursue an emphasis in applied music.

You will have a wide range of performance opportunities through college choirs, instrumental ensembles and individual recitals. Through your coursework and performances you will develop a wide musical repertoire that reinforces spiritual values, promotes the University's mission, and provides an important outreach to local and regional audiences.


Career Opportunities Include

  • Professional musician
  • Composer
  • Arranger
  • Producer
  • Music teacher
  • Church music director
  • Creative associate in film, theatre or television


Click here for more detailed information about all of our music programs at the Residential campus in Ottawa, KS.

Required Major Courses

  • CONCERT ATTENDANCE AND CONVOCATION 
  • MUSIC THEORY AND AURAL SKILLS I
  • MUSIC THEORY AND AURAL SKILLS II
  • MUSIC THEORY & AURAL SKILLS III
  • MUSIC THEORY & AURAL SKILLS IV 
  • MUSIC HISTORY I 
  • MUSIC HISTORY II
  • RESEARCH AND PERFORMANCE
  • Applied Piano (continuous study until proficiency passed)
  • Applied Lessons in Primary Performance Area - lower division 
  • Applied Lessons in Primary Performance Area - upper division
  • Conducted Ensemble Participation - lower division
  • Conducted Ensemble Participation - upper division
  • Advanced Music - upper division
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