Black Hills State University is proud to be fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. This means you will learn from excellent instructors in fine facilities who will support your learning through coursework, private instruction, and ensembles – they will go above and beyond to ensure your success. We have nearly one hundred percent placement for our music education majors.The Music Department is housed in Clare and Josef Meier Hall. Music facilities include a beautiful recital hall, private faculty and student studios, fully-equipped practice rooms with pianos, an electronic keyboard lab, large rehearsal rooms, and music classrooms.
Our ensemble offerings include: the Dakota Chamber Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Northern Hills Chamber Chorale, Community Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Roughlock Brass, Pep Band, The BHSU “Beeline” Drumline, and other small groups.
With strong vocal and piano programs and a growing emphasis on instrumental performance, the BHSU Music program provides the diversity a student wants but the individual attention a student needs. Music students will take such courses as music history, music theory, while taking private lessons. Music education majors take the extra course work to be able to teach in the K-12 environment. Music majors can become professional musicians or work in music related fields, but many choose a teaching career or graduate school to further their talent.The Music Education program from Black Hills State University offers
- Highly talented and caring instructors
- A variety of music ensembles to choose from and join
- Opportunities to perform on campus and across the region
- State of the art music facilities in Meier Hall
- Woodwind Instrumental Methods
- Percussion Instrumental Methods
- Brass Instrumental Methods
- String Instrumental Methods
- Advanced Conducting
- Recital Attendance
- Public Recital
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEducation Music View 3809 other Bachelors in Education in United States
Complete the following high school courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0:
- 4 years of English
- 3 years of math (algebra or higher level)
- 3 years of laboratory science
- 3 years of social science
- 1 year of fine arts
Students must meet one of the following admissions requirements:
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
- Minimum composite ACT of 18 (SAT score of 970 or above)
- Rank in the top 60% of high school class
International9723 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9723 USD per year during 48 months.
National11742 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11742 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State8672 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8672 USD per year during 48 months.
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