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Music Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with a major in Music should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehension of music through accepted theoretical and formal procedures of analysis and a proficiency of musicianship in aural skills, keyboard skills and sight reading.
  • Narrate the basic history of music beginning with the antiquities and ending with the contemporary period, identifying major period styles and trends, important works of music, effective cultural centers, significant composers and performers, and other persons of influence.
  • Demonstrate well-developed techniques and skills specifically related to the individual’s emphasis in music.
  • Apply lessons of leadership, service, and collaboration within the community of artists and musicians.
  • Advocate for the transformative power of music in the lives of others, sharing his or her God-given and developed musical gifts with the community at large.