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Music, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

As a Music student at Bethany Lutheran College you will enjoy fine facilities for instruction and practice. You will also have the opportunity to join with other students who love to sing and play. Our performance groups aim for polished presentations while providing everyone with the opportunity for refreshment in both rehearsals and performances. Most importantly, Bethany’s music major is built on a strong Christian foundation and understanding of music’s spiritual purpose and strength.

Potential careers in music include: church musician; composer; conductor; music arranger, educator, librarian, or manager; performer; publisher; musical theatre performer; and sound designer.

Learning Outcomes

  • Theory, composition, and music skills: Students will be able to create, manipulate and analyze musical structures typical of the major historical musical periods, utilizing the many elements of musical language such as melody, harmony, rhythm, form, timbre, and notation.
  • Music history: Students will be able to demonstrate visual, aural, and factual knowledge about the art of music of the Western Civilization and the cultural heritage of music from around the world through competence in the use of analog as well as digital resources for research into musical history and literature.
  • Ensemble experience: Students will be able to rehearse and perform a wide variety of music with others in ensemble situations with an understanding of how to modify individual performance skills for the good of the larger performing entity.
  • Studio music: Students will demonstrate the technique necessary to perform representative repertoire of the major musical periods on their primary instrument.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Communication and Technology
  • Music Theatre
  • Survey of World Dance
  • Music of the Renaissance and Baroque
  • Music of the Baroque and Classic Era
  • Music of the 19th Century

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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:

    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.

General Requirements

  • High school transcript (or college transcript for transfer students)
  • Copy of any certificate or degree obtained
  • Results from TOEFL, IELTS, or another approved English proficiency indicator.
  • If the student is from an English-speaking country, then official ACT or SAT scores shall be evaluated instead of English proficiency test.
  • For students transferring from another US college or university, the test requirements may be waived pending review of official college transcripts.
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Certificate of financial responsibility and supporting documents (bank statement)
  • Passport copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Mankato

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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