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B.A. in Applied or Music Theory

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Applied Music or Music Theory offers a full range of theoretical and practical studies in a primary instrument or voice, as well as an in-depth music theory concentration. This degree program emphasizes the traditional classical courses including private instruction, harmony and counterpoint, music history, performance ensembles, and juried performances.

Students may also choose to include other academic concentrations such as media arts, education or business in their course of study. In all programs, a strong academic foundation is provided by the diverse core curriculum of the Brooklyn Campus.

The core B. A. in Music includes:

  • Ear Training and Musicianship
  • Traditional Music History
  • Harmony and Counterpoint
  • Ensembles
  • Private Instruction

Recommended Music Electives include:

  • Conducting
  • Jazz Clinics
  • Digital Audio
  • Music Business