Department of Music

Providing a scholarly environment and an exceptional experience to strengthen the craft of music.

We attract diverse students of high artistic and academic potential, providing for them a scholarly environment and musical experience of exceptional quality in performance, research, pedagogy, technology, therapy, and composition. We place particular emphasis on providing educational and cultural opportunities for individuals of the global community, with focus given to the musical contributions of the African Diaspora.



The Department of Music offers the following programs for undergraduate students:

  • Elective Studies in Business
  • Composition
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music Education
  • Music History
  • Music Therapy
  • Performance
  • Academic Minor for Music Majors
  • Music Minor for Academic Majors
  • Private Lessons for Students Enrolled Outside the Department of Music

Please see the Department of Music's Undergraduate Degrees & Programs page for more information.


Graduate programs are available in Music Education, Jazz Studies, and Performance. Please see the Department of Music's Graduate Study page for more information.


Learn More About the Department of Music

Department of Music Website