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Bachelor of Musical Arts-Multidisciplinary Studies

This degree allows students the flexibility to develop secondary (cognate) fields of interest through the design of a large part of their programs within stated guidelines and through consultation with a faculty adviser. Applicants are asked to explain their educational and professional goals in the application. Outlines of the curriculum requirements are listed below, but students will customize their program to fit personal goals.


Each undergraduate student enrolled in a Bachelor of Musical Arts program completes the Core Curriculum, plus the following:

  • A cognate of 3 courses beyond the introductory level to support a field of interest
  • A minimum of ten hours of SMTD electives
  • Performing Arts Technology 201 or another PAT course by petition
  • Sixty to eighty credit hours in music
  • Forty to sixty non-music credit hours including two writing courses
  • Optional Intensive Concentration: a comprehensive project or presentation based on semester-long intensive focus


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