Music Education

Bachelor of Arts, Department of Music

Dr. Christopher Greco teaches music at the blackboard

See program requirements, course sequences and more in the Course Catalog.

Program Mission

The mission of the Music Education Program is to prepare students to teach in schools. Graduates of the program achieve PK-12 licensure in music, enabling them to lead instrumental and choral ensembles and teach general music courses at all levels. Additionally, they will have developed their musicianship and performance skills, and acquired a knowledge of music as an art form.

Degree Objectives

  • Provide students with educational opportunities, performance experiences, and expectation of standards on a national level to prepare them for entrance into study on the graduate level and/or preparation for a professional career in music.
  • Provide professional training for those students desiring to teach PreK–12 general music through the Bachelor of Music Education degree program.
  • Provide students with the opportunity to perform in ensembles, participate in music courses and applied music, and attend musical events for their cultural development.
  • Attend musical events for their cultural development.

Other Department Offerings

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music
  • Music (B.A.) - Liturgical Music Specialization 
  • Music (B.A.)  - Music Composition Specialization
  • Minor in Music


John F. Paul, D.M.A.
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