Bachelor of Music with Non-Music Elective Studies

Degree Requirements

This program explicitly permits studies in any academic area (or explicit combination) that comprises a minimum of 18 hours.  If the student elects to complete all major coursework in a discipline, the designation "Major-Level Elective Studies in Discipline Name" will be appropriate.  If the elective course-work constitutes a smaller portion, the designation "Elective Studies in Discipline Name" will be used.

Music Requirements*60
Applied Music 15
Music in Christian Perspective: 2
Music Theory/El Comp. 14
Aural Skills 4
Music History & Literature 10
Conducting 2
Music Ensemble Lab ea. Sem. (7-8) 0
Practical keyboard through Level IV 0-4
Music Electives 6-13
Laboratory Major Ensemble 0
Capstone 0-3
Integrative Studies (IS)‡ (Liberal Arts)36
Elective Studies§ (non-music)up to 33


  • Possibilities for the curriculum:
    • Minor in most disciplines, with other electives
    • Double minor
    • Major-level coursework in many disciplines could be completed within the 33 elective hours
  • Any discipline(s):  Minimum 18 hours in any one discipline, must include the academic minor in any discipline offering a minor
  • Possible affinity disciplines:
    • Religion/theology (music in Christian Worship)
    • Intercultural studies (world music, music & missions)
    • Natural sciences (strong music + medical)
    • Business (music business)
    • Psychology and or recreation (music therapy grad studies)
    • Communication (media studies)
    • Humanities (individual interests)
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