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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Theory and Composition, Credits: 28
  • Management, Credits: 45
  • Vocal Performance, Credits: 28
  • Instrumental Performance, Credits: 28
  • Music in the Liberal Arts, Credits: 14
  • Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Credits: 28

About this Program

This program seeks to create an environment conducive to the development of musical understanding and appreciation, creativity, and artistic performance. Common courses include music theory, music composition, music performance studies, music literature, music history, and conducting. An applied music area in an instrument or voice is also included.

Program Locations

  • Southwest Minnesota State University 56258

Labor Market Information

  • Musicians and Singers

  • Median wage: $23.94/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St. Marshall, MN 56258 Toll-Free: (800) 642-0684 Local: (507) 537-6286 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email:

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