Pursuing a B.A. degree with a major in music allows you to receive advanced musical training while also extensively exploring non-musical interests.

Roughly one third of your academic experience will be devoted to lessons, classes such as music theory and history, and ensembles. Another third of your program will be devoted to general education classes. The final third will be devoted to elective coursework of specific interest to you. You may even choose to pick up a second major or a minor. The B.A. degree with a major in music shows that you have completed your musical studies and training in the context of a liberal arts education and have acquired a broad set of skills and knowledge.

Explore Multiple Interests

The Bachelor of Arts in Music allows you to delve deeper into your musical education while also uncovering and examining other passions and career interests. Explore the 65+ areas of study at Lawrence.

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Find Unmatched Instruction

This degree option allows you to both work with the award-winning faculty of the renowned conservatory of music and study with brilliant professors in the nationally ranked liberal arts college. Get to know the conservatory faculty.

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Entertain Your Curiosities

With one third of your academic experience devoted to music and another third to general education classes, this degree option leaves room for elective coursework of specific interest to you. Let your curiosity guide you. Explore the B.A. in Music.

 

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