Music Majors and Minors

Below is a list of the Degrees in Music and a general description of each. For a list of courses offered in a specific degree, click on the link.

Majors

Bachelor of Science in Music (General)
This general music degree prepares students for a lifetime of musical service and leadership in the church and the world.  Students with this degree can teach privately, work as performers and in other music-related service industries or move on to graduate study.

Elective Areas of Study:

  • Composition
  • Musical Theatre (Interdisciplinary)
  • Worship Leading
  • Performance

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Bachelor of Arts in Music (Commercial)
The commercial degree engages students in foundational training in classical technique that is then applied to commercial styles of music—or music written to entertain and for profit.

Elective Areas of Study:

  • Songwriting
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music Technology
  • Worship Leading
  • Performance

Other features:

  • Training in Entrepreneurship (forward looking model)
  • Freshman level practicum placement in Nashville’s music business industry
  • Highly qualified professors and adjuncts

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Bachelor of Science in Music Education
For students who want to teach in the private or public schools K-12.

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Minors for Non-Majors

Complete List of Majors