School of Performing ArtsBachelor of Arts in Music
Why Choose This Program?
An accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1931, the Division of Music at Jacksonville University is dedicated to providing excellent programs of study in Music within the context of a strong liberal arts education. Guided by a distinguished faculty of performing artists, teachers, composers and scholars, our students take advantage of the cross-disciplinary opportunities of the College of Fine Arts—a place where music, dance, theater and visual arts intersect in a dynamic creative community.
Bachelor of Arts in MusicCurriculum
The BA emphasis includes private instruction in the student’s primary instrument, ensemble opportunities of varied size and scope, and instruction in standard music core subjects such as theory, aural skills and history. B.A. students enjoy a larger elective core in this traditional liberal arts degree, allowing flexibility to tailor the course of study to their interests. Foreign language proficiency equivalent to four semesters of study is required for the B.A. degree and may be demonstrated by placement examination or coursework.
- Class Piano I/Accompanying I
- Music Theory I
- Music Profession
- History of Music I
- Music Ensemble
- American & World Music
BA in Music majors are required to audition to determine entrance into any degree program or minor in Music and to determine talent scholarship awards for qualified students. During this process, students will have the opportunity to showcase their talents and to experience firsthand JU’s performance and art facilities. For more information on the audition requirements, visit www.ju.edu/audition.
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