Bachelor On Campus

Contemporary Music

Western Oregon University

48 months
27090 USD/year
27090 USD/year
8280 USD/year
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Get a heavy dose of music theory, aural skills and music history with the Contemporary Music program of the Western Oregon University.


You can customize the Contemporary Music program of the Western Oregon University by choosing a concentration such as instrumental performance, jazz and popular music or vocal performance, or you can focus on choral or instrumental conducting. No matter which you choose, you will be well equipped for a career involving music with this versatile degree.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate artistic proficiency for music careers such as performance, composition, writing, production, research and teaching.
  • Possess an awareness of the role of music arts in society.
  • Produce scholarly creative projects, solve professional problems independently and demonstrate a well-developed intellectual/ aesthetic focus.

Career Opportunities

  • Choir or band teacher
  • Vocal performer
  • Songwriter/composer
  • Instrumentalist
  • Music agent/concert promoter

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concert Attendance
  • Music Theory Fundamentals
  • General Education
  • Music Theory
  • Piano Proficiency 
  • Digital Music Notation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed and signed application form and financial affidavit form
  • Official transcripts from previous school(s)
  • Students must submit an official copy of personal or parent’s/sponsor’s bank statement showing a balance of at least $45,000 and/or official award letters for any scholarships/grants
  • Photocopy of current passport ID page
  • Official copy of English testing score report

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27090 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27090 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8280 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Monmouth

1549 - 2760 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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