What will I learn?

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, Music Concentration provides students with a foundation in music performance, music history, and music theory. Students should select a primary instrument in one of the following categories; percussion, woodwinds, or brass. Coursework prepares students for further study in either music education or music performance.

Program Objectives

  • Present students with a fundamental background in music history, theory, and performance;
  • Expose students to a variety of musical genres and styles;
  • Develop students’ abilities in analyzing music based on common music theory and music history practices;
  • Apply the knowledge of music history and music theory to enhance a musical performance;
  • Provide students the opportunity to perform live music.

Lower division courses

Open Electives (24.0 credit hours)

Open Electives from eligible disciplines

Lower Division Music Courses (15.0 credit hours)

Music Assembly 1.0 credit hour

Music Assembly 1.0 credit hour

Music Theory 12.0 credit hours

Music Theory 22.0 credit hours

Aural Theory 12.0 credit hours

Applied Major Music 12.0 credit hours

Applied Major Music 22.0 credit hours

Marching Band 1.0 credit hour

Concert Band 1.0 credit hour

Concert Choir 1.0 credit hour

Any Lower Division Courses Offered at the University (may include secondary applied lessons) 9.0 credit hours

Recommended Secondary Applied Lessons (4.0 credit hours)

Secondary Applied Piano 11.0 credit hour

Secondary Applied Piano 21.0 credit hour

Secondary Applied Voice 11.0 credit hour

Secondary Applied Voice 21.0 credit hour

Upper division courses

Upper Division Requirements (27.0 credit hours)

Open Electives from eligible disciplines

Interdisciplinary Concentration (30.0 credit hours – 15.0 credits in each of 2 eligible Upper Division disciplines)

Discipline 1 Music (15.0 credit hours)

Introduction to Music History and Literature 3.0 credit hours

Secondary Applied Voice 13.0 credit hours

Secondary Applied Voice 23.0 credit hours

Introduction to Conducting 2.0 credit hours

Instrumental Conducting 2.0 credit hours

Introduction to Technology for Music Educators 2.0 credit hours

Discipline 2 (15.0 credit hours)

Eligible Disciplines: Accounting, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Health Science, Health Services Administration, Homeland Security, Information Technology Management, Legal Studies, Management Information Systems, Political Science, Psychology, Software Engineering

Capstone Course (3.0 credit hours)

Interdisciplinary Capstone Experience 3.0 credit hours

Courses are offered with all options like Face to face, Virtual Remote but Live or Online.

Which department am I in?

Flagship Residential Campus

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$32,000.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Flagship Residential Campus

2600 North Military Trail,

WEST PALM BEACH,

Florida,

33409, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States). Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

For international students

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States)

Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

If an applicant’s primary language is not English, the applicant must present a TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based examination, a score of 173 on a computer-based examination, an internet-based score (iBT) of 61, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

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

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