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Music History and Literature, BM

The School of Music offers a four-year curriculum designed for students who wish to pursue a career in music. As an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the School of Music has designed the requirements for entrance and graduation according to the published standards of that association.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the relationships among historical perspectives, theoretical analysis and performance practice in music.
  • Incorporate an understanding of music in its historical and cultural context such as it enables them to support the growth of their musicianship and enables them to have better understanding of the music they hear, perform, and/or create.
  • Develop a firm grasp of the basic principles of the structure, design, and language of music in the Western Music tradition.
  • Acquire the knowledge and vocabulary sufficient to approach music of any period, style or genre.
  • Pursue a proficiency of technology appropriate to and connection with their field of specialization.
  • Acquire the knowledge of a diverse catalogue of representative works in all major genres and representing all historical and interpretive styles.
  • Acquire a proficiency in current research methods and trends including all forms and technologies available for the study of music.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall / Spring
Estimated Total Tuition: $31,414
Location: FairbornOHUnited States

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  • Counterpoint
  • Basic Conducting 
  • Form and Analysis
  • Orchestration and Vocal Arranging
  • Intro to Research in Music

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