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Music, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Somers, WI, United States
The talents of musicians are used in countless ways, from entertaining an audience with a live performance to invoking emotion in film and other media. Music is positively therapeutic, and accomplished musicians are vital and needed in all areas of the profession.
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Overview

Members of the Parkside music faculty know the thrill of live performances. They are experienced performers, teachers, and researchers and are dedicated to helping you explore your love of music and discovering the best career path.

Whether your passion is singing, playing an orchestral string instrument, band instrument, classical guitar, or jazz, there's an ensemble for you. All music students (full and part time) are required to join an ensemble. You'll benefit from growth and creativity sparked by playing with your peers, led by professionals.

As a music major at Parkside, you'll benefit from:

  • Personal and individual attention by a faculty of dedicated, first-class musicians and educators
  • Career oriented curriculum
  • Unique Music Education Program (all courses in music)
  • Perfromance opportunities with over 60 concerts per academic year
  • Professional experience by guest artists and master classes
  • State of the art facilities
  • Large ensembles open to all campus students

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Theory I
  • Music Theory II
  • Music Theory III
  • Music Theory IV
  • Aural Music Theory I
  • Aural Music Theory II
  • Aural Music Theory III
  • Aural Music Theory IV
  • Class Piano I
  • Class Piano II
  • Music Appreciation
  • Music Literature Lab
  • Music History I: 450-1750
  • Music History II: 1750-20th Century
  • World of Music
  • Applied Instrument/Performance Lab
  • Large Music Ensemble

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Complete the UW System Online Application.
  • Submit application fee.
  • Submit official high school transcript, GED scores, or HSED.
  • Submit official transcripts from any colleges and/or universities ever attended.
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age on September 1 year of enrollment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7389 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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