What will I learn?

The music curriculum prepares students to become proficient musicians, music educators, and capable instrumentalists who are able to demonstrate the performance skills and knowledge for sound musicianship. The music education degree prepares a student for a teaching career in the public school systems.

Learning Goals

Our graduates demonstrate an understanding of the common elements and organizational patterns of music and possess the ability to employ them in aural, verbal, written and visual analysis.

Our graduates demonstrate basic knowledge of music history, diverse performing traditions and repertoires through the present time.

Our graduates demonstrate the ability to synthesize theoretical concepts and historical perspectives in arranging and adapting musical scores, and in rudimentary composing and improvising.

Our graduates use computer and internet applications to assist in learning theoretical concepts as well as arranging and performing skills.

Our graduates possess knowledge and skills in music.

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (124-125 hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,600.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Education

100 E. University,

MAGNOLIA,

Arkansas,

71753, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have official transcripts listing courses, examinations, grades, and marks from your high school or college/university.

For international students

Students must have official transcripts and marks from your high school or college/university. We require a 2.0 minimum GPA for all incoming freshmen Students.

Minimum English Requirements (must meet one of the following)

A score of 500 or higher on the written TOEFL

A score of 173 or higher on the computerized TOEFL

A score of 61 or higher on the internet-based TOEFL

A score of Band 5.5 (overall) on the IELTS

A score of 43 or higher on PTE (Pearson Test of English)

A score of 90 or higher on Duolingo (Accepting Temporarily)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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