• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Dallas, TX, United States
The central mission of the Department of Music at Dallas Baptist University is to educate students in order that they might engage the global society and industry through transformational musical performance, scholarship, and service so they might be servant leaders in their chosen professions. 
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Overview

A thorough understanding of music theory, history and literature is required of the student majoring in music, and a high priority is given to general musicianship and the development of the highest level of artistic achievement within the student's chosen area of applied music. All courses and degree plans are designed to satisfy the requirements for music accrediting agencies.

The Department of Music at Dallas Baptist University is accredited with the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). In 1998, the Department of Music was given a commendation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Degree programs leading to state certification in music education (choral) conform to the requirements of the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

Educational Goals

To enable students to:
  • Gain an overall knowledge of music theory, forms, and structure.
  • Develop a workable knowledge of the history of Western music and cultivate an awareness of the influence of music upon culture.
  • Cultivate an awareness of non-Western indigenous music and its influence upon culture.
  • Present public performances at the highest artistic level possible.

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:

  • Introduction to Music Literature and Fine Arts
  • Music Theory
  • Music History and Literature 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

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General Requirements

  • Application (apply online) 
  • $25 Application fee (pay online)School Records and Test Scores (Minimum: 2.5 GPA on the USA 4.0 scale)
  • Essay (written or video) answering the question: "Why I wish to go to DBU"
  • English Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dallas

  • 1140 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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