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Music, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Music major under the Bachelor of Arts degree is a liberal arts program for the student interested in combining the discipline of music training with the breadth offered by a liberal arts curriculum. Five tracks are available to pursue within this degree program.

The Music Education major is a professional Bachelor of Music degree designed to prepare the student for a teaching career and provides licensure in music for grades K-8 and 5-12. The Composition-Theory and Performance majors are professional Bachelor of Music degrees designed to prepare the student for 1) a career as a composer or an artist-performer, or 2) entrance to graduate schools where further excellence in composition or in a performance area might be pursued.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theory 
  • Aural Training III
  • Sight-Singing III
  • History of Music I: Antiquity Through Renaissance
  • History of Music II: Baroque and Classical
  • History of Music III: Romantic, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Centuries

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete all the information requested on the application so there will be no misunderstanding. See that all questions are answered to avoid unnecessary correspondence and delay in considering your request for admission.
  • Your legal name should always be used. If your high school or college records may appear under another name, give this name also.
  • Submit the required application for admission and supporting documents at least ten days prior to the beginning of orientation for the session for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to arrange to have the necessary credentials submitted.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      18207 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 18207 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      7665 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7665 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Cedar Falls

    • 1119 - 1740 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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