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Music, B.A.

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San Diego, CA, United States
The Bachelor of Arts in Music at Point Loma Nazarene University is designed to give you flexibility, and will allow you to pursue a dual major and supplement your coursework with an area of study from another discipline, such as communication, literature, or biology.

Overview

Do you feel driven to make music? Can you imagine a future that would allow you to continuously develop and share your passion? If so, a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Point Loma Nazarene University could be the right choice for you. As a music major at PLNU, you’ll dive into the realm of music history and theory while developing applied music skills in your primary performance area. You will also become well versed in the essential outlines of music literature, and explore significant non-Western musical styles.

A Bachelor of Arts in Music can help lead to careers such as:

  • Praise and worship leader
  • Singer/songwriter
  • Opera or classical singer
  • Video game composer
  • Film or TV composer
  • Music therapist

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Listening
  • Music History and Literature 
  • World Music
  • Faith, Life, and Music
  • Music Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Submit the Application for Admission
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation (one academic and one spiritual)
  • Submit Two Essays  
  • Pay the $55 Application Fee Online or by Mail  
  • Send Official Transcripts
  • Submit Official Proof of English Proficiency  
  • Request an In-Person, Phone, or Skype Interview (optional but strongly recommended)
  • Submit bank statement(s) or financial support letters
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      36350 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
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    • National

      36350 USD/year
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    General fee: $600/year

    Living costs for San Diego

    • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
      Living Costs

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    Funding

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