The Bachelor of Arts Degree in music with an emphasis in performance is a composite degree that is considered a traditional liberal arts degree. It focuses on the development of the highest performance skills in a student, while containing a high percentage of liberal arts courses. It requires concentrated study in an applied area such as voice or a specific instrument. This degree is more suited to the student who wishes to develop professional level performance skills in preparation for a career in performance or for graduate study in the applied area. Students can major in voice, clarinet, violin, piano, trumpet, oboe, etc.
An entrance audition must be passed before acceptance into a music degree program is granted