Four degrees. Infinite possibilities. 


Lawrence offers multiple degree options across our College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Conservatory of Music.  

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts offers you a curriculum entirely focused on undergraduate students. We offer small classrooms, personal relationships with professors, and a world-class liberal arts education. Develop your writing, perform research, and gain 21st-century skills all rooted in a proud intellectual tradition.

The B.A. lets you choose from 36 majors to build an academic experience that is uniquely yours and that will prepare you to thrive and succeed.

Learn about Bachelor of Arts requirements

 

Bachelor of Music

 The B.Mus. degree allows you to focus primarily on music in a professional degree program that is founded upon principles of a liberal arts education. 

You can major in performance, music education, theory, or composition. You can also pursue a jazz emphasis in performance or composition. About two thirds of your classes will be in music, including lessons, classes such as music theory and history, and ensembles, while non-music classes will make up the remaining third of your studies. As a result, you will earn a well-rounded education along with the highest quality musical instruction. 

Learn about Bachelor of Music requirements

 

Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Music Double Degree

Immerse yourself in music and at least one other field of study at a very high level. Lawrence offers an innovative combined B.A./B.Mus. program that allows you to earn both degrees in five years.

Nearly half of Conservatory students pursue the double degree. You’ll take half your classes in the conservatory and half your classes in the college, combining 21st-century musicianship with a challenging and illuminating liberal arts program.

Learn about double degree requirements

 

Bachelor of Musical Arts 

The Bachelor of Musical Arts offers you a musical education that is innovative, adaptable, collaborative and flexible. This intensive four-year program focuses on jazz and contemporary improvisation and empowers you to develop the musical fluency needed for 21st-century musicianship.

The B.M.A. is designed for musicians looking to both master their craft and pursue other passions that spark their curiosity. Immerse yourself in the non-musical coursework of your choosing in the college and connect it to your musical pursuits in the conservatory.

Learn about Bachelor of Musical Arts requirements 

Whatever your interests, discover challenging and illuminating educational experiences in and out of the classroom.

Spend time on stage and in the practice room with internationally renowned faculty musicians. 

With 65 majors, minors, instrument programs and more, explore all the opportunities for you to shine. 

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