BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MUSIC

The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is to prepare students to become accomplished musicians as they attain musical skills, knowledge, and experience within a liberal arts tradition that encompasses a Christian worldview.

The B.A. in Music is designed for students who demonstrate aptitude or music study and features a broad focus on music through historical, theoretical, and performance studies.

General Music

The Concentration in General Music is designed for students planning a career in performance, higher education teaching, or other areas of music. The degree program contains not only a major in a selected area of music, but also a strong component of liberal arts courses.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Theory and Practice
  • Music Tech
  • Music History
  • Guitar for the Worship Musician
  • Introduction to Congregational Song
  • Introduction to Church Music Ministry
  • Worship Lit & Techniques

POSSIBLE CAREERS

  • Accompanist
  • Arranger
  • Audio Engineer
  • Broadcasting Engineer
  • Music Teacher
  • Musician
  • Lyricist
  • Song Writer
  • Music Librarian
  • Church-Related Musician,
  • Music Therapist
  • Private Music Teacher
  • Publisher Sales
  • Publicist

Worship and Church Music

The Concentration in Worship and Church Music is designed to meet the needs of those students who wish to study music for a career in church music and worship, both in the traditional and contemporary worship setting. The degree program contains a major in a selected area of music, a strong component of liberal arts courses, and a concentration of courses designed to train students in church music.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Theory & Practice
  • Music Tech
  • Form & Analysis
  • Arranging
  • Music History and Literature
  • Fundamentals of Conducting
  • Performance Ensembles

POSSIBLE CAREERS

  • Recording Artist
  • Worship Pastor
  • Accompanist
  • Music Teacher
  • Musician
  • Choral Director
  • Stage Director
  • Worship Arts Director
  • Sound Technician

Business Studies

The B.A. in Music with a Concentration in Business Studies is designed for students planning a career in business and/or administration in which music plays a significant role – industry, entrepreneurial, or church ministry. The degree program contains a major in a selected performance area of music (vocal, instrumental, keyboard), a strong component of liberal arts courses, and a concentration in business studies (guided electives).

AREAS OF STUDY

• Theory & Practice
• Music Tech
• Music History and Literature
• Fundamentals of Conducting
• Private Instruction and Performance Ensembles
• Music Business, Marketing, Management, Ethics, etc.

POSSIBLE CAREERS

• Accompanist
• Audio Engineer
• Broadcasting Engineer
• Private Music Teacher
• Musician
• Lyricist
• Song Writer
• Music Librarian
• Church-Related Musician/Administration
• Music Therapist
• Publisher Sales
• Publicist

*An audition is required for acceptance into the Music Division as a music major.

CONTACT US

Dr. Becky Lombard, Dean of The Felix Manz School of Music and Professor of Music/Fine Arts
706-865-2134, ext. 6300
blombard@truett.edu