Music Theory - B.Mus.

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Overview

About the Degree: 

The program of study leading to the Bachelor of Music with a major in music theory is designed to prepare the student for graduate studies in research-oriented degrees.

The course of study includes courses in form and analysis, counterpoint, twentieth century analytical techniques, and composition, and culminates in a research project that demonstrates the student's knowledge and abilities in the field.

Accreditation: 

National Association of Schools of Music

Interesting Facts: 
Students are admitted to the program on the basis of an interview with the music composition and theory faculty at the end of their second year of study.

Academics

What you will learn: 

The program of study leading to the degree Bachelor of Music with a major in Music Theory is structured to give a strong foundation in the academic study of music theory with concentrations in music history, performance, and an introduction to composition. The course of study in music theory includes the areas of form and analysis, counterpoint, and compositional techniques, and culminates in a research project, which demonstrates the student's knowledge and abilities in the field.

Careers

Employers: 
  • Athens Christian School
  • Bibb County Schools
  • Calquitt County Schools
  • Entertainment Companies
  • Festival Organizations
  • Forsyth County Schools
  • Fulton County Schools
  • Gwinnett County Schools
  • Jones County Broad of Education
  • Madison County Schools
  • Orchestras and Bands
  • Rental Property Sites
  • Media Firms
  • Osborne Middle School
  • Rock & Roll Industry
  • Music and Film Studios
  • Performing Arts Centers
  • The Atlanta Opera
  • Music and Video Stores
  • Piano Tuning Companies
  • The University of Georgia
  • Music Industry Associations
  • Production Companies
  • University of South Dakota
  • Music Therapy Centers
  • Public Relations
  • Washington County Schools
  • Newton County School System
  • Publishing Firms
  • Young Life Organization
     
Possible Job Titles: 

The degree prepares the student to pursue graduate studies in research-oriented music programs and other programs that do not require a related undergraduate major. Other careers open to the graduate include studio teaching, church music, music editing and publishing, and performance.

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