The University of Mount Union’s Bachelor of Arts degree in music is flexible enough to tailor your education to meet your specific needs and interests while providing you with the history, theory, basic musicianship and practical skills necessary to achieve a successful career in music. As a music major, you will be provided with the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of courses and ensembles, from jazz band to keyboard ensemble, as well as participate in performance groups such as Wind Ensemble, Orchestra or Concert Choir.
Music Major Quick Facts
The music education major requires 100-105 credit hours of coursework specific to the major with an additional 32 credit hours for the University’s general education program, the Integrative Core. This allows students to explore areas of study outside their field of interest while developing essential leadership and communication skills that employers value.
Students who choose to major in music at the University Mount Union have ample opportunities to showcase their talents outside of the classroom, including:
- Student Showcases which give students a chance to perform in front of an audience filled with faculty members, students, and other members of the Mount Union community.
- The opportunity to join more than 15 performance groups including the Alliance Symphony Orchestra, the marching band, jazz band, the women’s chorus, repertory strings, and many more.
- Extracurricular opportunities such as the Gospel Choir and theater productions.
- Membership in student organizations for music students including Mu Phi Epsilon and Kappa Kappa Psi.