Programs of Study in Music

B.A. in Music

Bachelor of Arts in Music (B.A.)


Programs - June 26, 2018
B.A. in Music The B.A. program in music offers broad, flexible coverage of the field, and it is easily combinable with other majors and minors. It includes performance studies and the entire core of music theory, aural skills, and history courses. Students have the option to take additional electives according to their interests. There are four available concentrations in the B.A. degree track: General Studies in Music; Jazz Studies; Music History and Literature; and Music Theory and Composition.  As is…

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Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)


Programs - June 26, 2018
Bachelor of Music Education (BME) In addition to the common core of musicianship and general studies, the musician electing a career in school-based teaching must develop competencies in professional education and in specific areas of musicianship. This program leads to Music Multi-Age licensure and prepares you for teaching instrumental and vocal music in the public and private schools, grades preK-12. Students will select either a choral/general emphasis, or an instrumental/general emphasis. The program also may qualify you to apply for…

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B.M. in Performance

Bachelor of Music in Performance (B.M.)


Programs - June 26, 2018
B.M. in Performance Students develop the knowledge, skills, concepts, and sensitivities essential to the professional life of the musician. To fulfill various professional responsibilities, the musician must exhibit not only technical competence, but also broad knowledge of music and music literature, the ability to integrate music knowledge and skills, sensitivity to musical styles, and an insight into the role of music in intellectual and cultural life. The program may qualify you for graduate school in music performance, or for studio…

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B.A. in Music & Business

Music & Business (B.A.)


Programs - June 26, 2018
B.A. in Music & Business Students in this popular program major in music can choose one of the following concentrations: Arts Administration Audio Production Music Management It includes an internship in the senior year, which may be at either a nearby or a distant location, according to the student's interests. The program may qualify you to work professionally in the same field in which you completed you internship (or in another related field), or to pursue graduate study in music…

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Music, Audio Production, & Arts Administration (Minors)


Programs - June 26, 2018
Music Minors Minor in Music You can receive a music minor in conjunction with any other degree offered at Otterbein. Minor in Arts Administration Arts administration is an interdisciplinary course of study preparing students for work in arts organizations and creative industries. It merges your passion for the arts with the business needs of arts organizations. Arts administrators work for art and cultural organizations such as orchestras, theatres, galleries, museums, arts festivals, arts centers, arts councils, regional arts boards, dance companies,…

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