Studyportals placeholder

Music, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, FL,
The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree at Palm Beach Atlantic University is intended for students who seek a thorough grounding in the literature and materials of music, including opportunities for performance experience, within the traditional, broad-based liberal arts curriculum. 

About

What Can I Do With This Degree?

Just a few of the opportunities you'll be prepared for are:

  • Musician
  • Music teacher
  • Sound technician

You'll be nurtured here in an environment where traditional musical studies find common ground with the liberal arts and the practical demands of the music profession in a community of shared Christian values.

At PBA, you'll:

  • Be equipped with the content, tools, and philosophy necessary to develop a Christian approach to the understanding of music
  • Be trained in a variety of musical competencies, and receive exposure  to a wide range of musical styles
  • Explore the choral arts through courses in subjects like composition, voice performance and church music, which will prepare you for expanding opportunities in the music field

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Music Listening
  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills 
  • Computer Applications in Music
  • Piano Proficiency Exam
  • Music History

Lecturers

The faculty of the Music Department, will help you develop into a versatile musician who hears, writes and performs music intelligently and critically, who demonstrates knowledge of the historical and cultural contexts of musical works and who combines artistic and musical integrity with Christian character.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

National Students Requirements:
  • ACT/SAT scores.
  • Official high school transcripts.
  • Online application.
International Students Requirements:
  • Completed online application with a $50 (US currency) application fee.
  • Essay of 300-500 words describing the intersection between your personal faith journey and academic collegiate goals.
  • Official high school or previous university transcripts evaluated and translated by a professional evaluation company that must be a member of the NACES.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for West Palm Beach

  • 1129 - 2030 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Wishlist