Music, B.A., B.O.M.

The B.A. in Music combines a program of performance, history and theory with more in-depth study in the liberal arts, and offers concentrations in Music, Music History and Literature, and Jazz Studies. The Bachelor of Music degree is the first-level professional degree in music, with concentrations offered in Performance, Music Education, Composition, and Music Therapy.


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College of Arts and Sciences

Curriculum Sheets

BA: Music

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BA: Jazz Studies

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BA: Music History and Literature


BOM: Music Composition


BOM: Music Education

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BOM: Classical Guitar Performance


BOM: Jazz Performance


BOM: Orchestral Performance


BOM: Piano/Organ Performance


BOM: Voice Performance


BOM: Music Therapy


Entry Requirements: Bachelor of Arts

  • Complete 24 units with a minimum GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Admission to the College of Arts and Sciences with a major in Music pursuing the B. A. degree requires an audition in the principal applied music area.
  • Contact the Department of Music for specific requirements.

Entry Requirements: Bachelor of Music

  • Complete 24 units and have an overall GPA of at least 2.00
  • Students can be admitted to the B.M. degree program only after a successful audition in the principal applied music area and should contact the Department of Music for specific requirements
  • Transfer credits in music theory, music history, and performance must be validated by placement examination
  • Complete URI 101