Bachelor of Science in Music (General)

The Flexible Degree

  • Allows continuation of music studies while exploring varied liberal arts curriculum
  • Allows student to easily combine this degree with another field of study to receive two degrees or allows extensive focus in another field
  • YOU create the opportunities and flexible career options

Music (General Studies)

Combines diverse liberal arts studies with a strong concentration of music courses

  • 33-45% Music Core and Music Electives
  • 21-33% Campus-wide free electives outside music
  • 34% Multi-discipline General Education electives

UE Graduates

  • Have combined music and religious studies for church employment and served as leaders of national volunteer service programs post-graduation
  • Have continued on to pursue graduate degrees in diverse areas of interest such as psychology, music history, and library science

The University of Evansville Difference

Strong Musicianship Emphasis

  • Four years of applied instrument lessons with performing faculty culminating with a senior year recital option
  • Ensemble experience each semester including Wind Ensemble/University Bands, University Symphony, University Choir/Men’s and Women’s Choruses and diverse opportunities such as string quartet, opera scenes, or Aces Brass Athletic Band
  • Wide range of required and elective music courses

Committed Undergraduate Community

  • A unique atmosphere of a small liberal arts college with recognized professional programs
  • Small classes taught by distinguished faculty dedicated to the undergraduate educational experience
  • Writing and communication skills emphasized as a core component of a high-quality liberal arts concentration
  • Dedicated and experienced advisors in music and in degree areas across campus willing to assist with course selection and in defining your interests

Flexibility of Program Choices

  • Combine this degree with another field of study to receive two degrees or allows extensive focus in another field
  • Opportunity to study abroad at Harlaxton College in England
  • Continue music studies while exploring varied liberal arts curriculum

Diverse Curriculum

  • Music Core of Applied Instrument Instruction, Music Theory, Music Literature, Music Ensembles, and World Music
  • Elective courses in Music chosen from Advanced Theory, Counterpoint, Form & Analysis,Literature and Pedagogy of the Applied Instrument, Conducting, Orchestration, Music History, Jazz History, Music and Film, Jazz Theory, Instrumental and Vocal Technique, Music Business, and Music Therapy
  • University Liberal Arts Core of World Cultures, American Traditions, International Perspectives, The Creative Dimension, Philosophical and Spiritual Dimension, Mathematical Thought, Foreign Language, Science and Technology, Human Behavior and Society, and Health and Wellness
  • Non-Music electives selected from any campus-wide program

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Room 133, Krannert Hall of Art and Music