School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Music

Department of Music Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Music
The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is appropriate for students who wish to study music within the broader context of a liberal arts education.

 

Bachelor of Science in Music Education
The Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree leads to provisional PK-12 certification in the State of Connecticut. The program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in music education.

 

Bachelor of Music: Performance Option
This degree option is designed for students who wish to pursue a performing and/or teaching career in music. Many students who choose this option continue their studies at the graduate level and participate in various professional programs in their specific area.

 

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Studies Option
This degree option is designed for students wishing to pursue a performing and/or teaching career in jazz and commercial music. Many students who choose this option continue their studies at the graduate level and in various professional programs in their specific area.

 

Bachelor of Music: Audio and Music Production Option
This degree option is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in audio and music production. Many students who choose this option continue their studies at the graduate level and in various professional programs in their specific area.

 

Master of Science in Music Education
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Music Education program at Western Connecticut State University is designed to develop further the student’s cultural, musical, and professional growth and to provide graduate course work necessary for permanent teaching certification. We believe the earnest pursuit of this mission will have a positive effect in advocating for the arts and musical culture in our community and will enhance Western Connecticut State University’s influence throughout the region and state.

 

Minor in Music