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The Academic Program in Music

The Department of Music offers the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees, and it offers a minor in music. Instruction and experiences in music are provided to prepare students for careers in music, guide in the development of performance skills, heighten aesthetic sensitivity, and enhance the cultural setting of both campus and community.

The Bachelor of Music degree is a professional program with a choice of two majors: Music Education or Music Performance. The Bachelor of Arts is a liberal arts degree. Formal acceptance as a music major or minor is accomplished by passing a performance audition before the music faculty and completing Theory I. More detailed information about the music program and each of the degree tracks may be obtained from the sources listed below.

Walla Walla University Undergraduate Bulletin, 2017-2018

Guidebook information from the Office of Academic Advising
Bachelor of Arts in music
Bachelor of Music in music education
Bachelor of Music in music performance

Handbook for Students and Teachers, 2017-2018

WWU Keyboard Proficiency Examination, rev. March 2017

Requirements for the minor in music

Information and Recommendations for Student Musicians from the National Association of Schools of Music and the Performing Arts Medicine Association: Protect Your Hearing Every Day

Information provided by the WWU Department of Music: Maintaining Your Vocal Health

Last update on January 31, 2018