All graduate and undergraduate degrees are approved by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Scholarships and graduate assistantships are available for campus-based students from the Music Department and the Department of Curriculum and Teaching.
Our highly skilled faculty teach students to expect excellence in all aspects of performance and practice, giving them the tools necessary to achieve this expectation and accomplish their musical goals. Whether a student wants to be a performer, conductor, educator or any combination, they can learn the skills necessary to navigate through the opportunities and obstacles that await them.
Students are engaged in a variety of musical and academic concentrations, including:
- Private instruction
- Individual performance
- Large and small ensemble participation
- Music academic classes
The Department of Music in the College of Liberal Arts offers:
- Bachelor of Music (Instrumental, Piano, Composition (Technology) and Vocal Performance, and Commercial Music)
- Bachelor of Arts in Music
- Minor in Music Business
In collaboration with the College of Education, we offer:
- Bachelor of Music Education (Instrumental, Vocal, and Combined Instrumental/Vocal)
- The B.M.E. degree is approved by the Alabama State Board of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
In collaboration with the Department of Curriculum & Teaching in the College of Education, we offer: