The music major at St. Bonaventure University is a liberal arts degree program, one that allows students to seriously satisfy individual creative inclination while providing the opportunity to increase aesthetic awareness and knowledge of art in general.
Creative aptitude and skills are developed in a methodical manner while relating music's history, trends, and current practices to those of other fields of study.
The music degree program evenly distributes required courses among the areas of history, theory, and practical experiences. Students have the opportunity to perform in a variety of musical ensembles, enroll in private studio study, and take courses such as composition, conducting, jazz improvisation, and MIDI/Audio production.
The Music Program offers a B.A. in music and a minor in music.
Bachelor of Arts in music
The major in music evenly distributes required courses among the areas of history, theory, and practical experiences, with ample opportunities to satisfy individual creative inclinations.
Degree requirements and a four-year plan for the music major
Minor in music
For non-majors, the music minor provides a solid grounding in the fundamentals of music to complement their major fields.
Requirements for the music minor