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Music Theory, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Berea, SC, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Music Theory at the Baldwin Wallace University. The analytical, comprehensive study of music theory offers rewarding opportunities to explore and understand the structures and relationships within musical compositions.
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Overview

Baldwin Wallace University offers a rigorous, theoretical and practical study in Music Theory. It provides outstanding preparation for graduate school.

Through your studies, you'll gain technical, professional and artistic skills. You'll receive individual attention and faculty mentoring. The faculty-student ratio is 7:1.

In your senior year, you'll complete in-depth scholarly research and accompanying work reflective of graduate-level studies. You'll also participate in a practicum offering professional leadership opportunities. These impressive experiences have helped BW students gain admittance to top graduate programs.

BW Conservatory faculty are established professionals with real-world experience, impressive credentials and networking connections.

Career Opportunities

Many music theory students pursue graduate degrees. You'll receive excellent preparation through BW's liberal arts-focused curriculum and Conservatory of Music coursework and practical experiences. Career possibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Composer
  • Arranger
  • Professor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Curriculum

  • Rigorous coursework coupled with intensive and extensive practical experiences provide comprehensive learning.
  • Through your studies, you'll learn to employ analytical methods and modes of inquiry similar to those used in other disciplines – language, literary criticism, mathematics and psychology.
  • Music theory offers an outstanding foundation for graduate school. It can be studied as a single major or companion field of study for a double major or minor. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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