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Music

The University of Akron

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11635 USD/year
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About

Whether your interests lie in performance, music education, technology or other areas, the Music program of The University of Akron can help you make a rewarding career choice.

Overview

Music Fundamentals

The comprehensive curriculum of the Music program of The University of Akron combines:

  • traditional classroom instruction
  • individualized instruction
  • practical experiences

Our Faculty

  • are highly accomplished in their areas of specialization
  • have careers as principal players in professional orchestras
  • are composers and theorists

Hands-on Experience

The School of Music offers an array of hands-on learning experiences:

  • music studios
  • computer lab
  • electronic music studio
  • practice modules
  • 250-seat Guzzetta Recital Hall
  • 3,000-seat E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

Real-world Experience

Music majors are encouraged and required to hone performance skills by participating in a wide variety of performing ensembles. Opportunities on campus include:

  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Concert Choir
  • Chamber Choir
  • University Orchestras
  • Steel Drum Band
  • UA Marching Band
  • Akron New Music Ensemble
  • jazz ensembles and combos
  • brass, woodwind and guitar ensembles
  • string trios and quartets
  • percussion ensembles

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in music offers a variety of career options, such as:

  • instrumentalists
  • singers
  • music directors
  • composers and arrangers
  • production
  • business
  • communications
  • law
  • music education

Career Outlook

Opportunities are expected to continue to grow in the music field, particular for individuals who are adept at diverse styles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Music Theory
  • Class Piano
  • Theory and Musicianship
  • Music Literature
  • Keyboard Harmony
  • Music History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
48
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

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.

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