Majors/Minor

The College of Wooster offers four nationally accredited degree programs in music. All are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Bachelor of Music

The Bachelor of Music degree offers the most musically complete curriculum and is intended for students planning to attend graduate school and then to enter a professional career in music. Students may choose a major in Performance, Theory/Composition, or Music History/Literature.

Bachelor of Arts in Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is for students seeking an emphasis on music within a strong liberal arts education.

Bachelor of Music Education

The Bachelor of Music Education (Public School Teaching) degree program, which leads to licensure in the State of Ohio, is for students who wish to teach in public schools at the elementary and/or secondary levels. It is also accredited by the Ohio Department of Education.

Bachelor of Music Education in Music Therapy

The Bachelor of Music Education in Music Therapy degree program, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the American Music Therapy Association, prepares students to use music as a therapeutic tool for the welfare of a variety of populations, including the elderly, the physically handicapped, and the mentally impaired.

The College also makes the option of a Special Major (Jazz Studies or Musical Theatre), a Double Major, and a Minor in Music available.