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Hone Your Talent

SRU Music students receive training in aural skills, orchestration, and using computer technology in music and conducting

Music (Bachelor of Arts)

Offered by: Music

If you have a passion for music, SRU can help you turn that passion into a career. The Bachelor of Arts in Music offers you a highly customized education that will prepare you for a career in the music industry.

Why Choose a Bachelor of Arts in Music?

Through the BA in Music program, you'll receive a well-rounded education with a strong balance between liberal arts and music. This program allows you free time for applications like applied study, and options for minor areas of interest and specialties within the field.

SRU's BA in Music program will give you the background to work in professions such as music performance, private music instruction, music business, arranging, production, composition, and music retail. This program will also give you a strong foundation for graduate work in fields such as music history, ethnomusicology, and music theory.

What Will You Learn?

In the BA in Music program, you'll learn foundational elements of music such as:

  • Applied music
  • Arranging/orchestration
  • Aural skills
  • Computer technology in music and conducting (vocal or instrumental)
  • Ensemble
  • History
  • Theory

Careers In Music

Career opportunities with a BA in Music are based on your personal interests. Alumni of SRU's Music program have gone on to careers in:

  • Music arranging
  • Music business
  • Music composition
  • Music performance
  • Music production
  • Music retail
  • Private music instruction

Clubs & Organizations

  • SRU Choir
  • SRU Jazz Ensemble
  • SRU Wind Ensemble