Proficiency matters.

A degree in Music is designed for those students wishing to combine music with another discipline (e.g., music and business) or to pursue private applied teaching of elementary through intermediate level students.

As a student in the Music degree program, you will receive a broad liberal arts degree, use your creativity to study a variety of topics, and tailor your educational experience to include electives intersecting with your musical interests.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Music
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Program Details

    • Total Major Credit Hours: 49
    • Program Acceptance: Requires participation in a first semester jury exam.
    • Career Opportunities:
      • Applied music teacher
      • Church musician
      • Community musician

    Degree Completion

    You can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree in four years.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide to preview the steps required to complete your degree. 

  • Related Majors

    If you have interest in music, learn more about other degree programs the Music Division offers:

    Internship Opportunities

    • Recent Locations:
      • Calvary Church
      • Frontline Community Church
      • Lakeshore Baptist Church