This degree track provides the most flexibility in terms of electives. Students pursuing this track are often graduate-school oriented and may elect to add a second major or one of the many minors available through music or other departments. Students complete 44 credit hours of course requirements (including private lessons) and the College core curriculum. An audition is required for admission.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the major status sheet for complete information regarding major requirements.
Students pursuing this degree work in areas such as music merchandising, arts management, and other music business-related fields. Students complete 70 credit hours of course requirements, including core music and humanities courses, applied lessons, ensembles, and 24 credit hours of appropriate business courses. An audition is required for admission.
Grove City College provides a solid foundation to students wishing to educate the young men and women of tomorrow. Students majoring in music leading to PreK-12 certification in music education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts and music courses.
Specifically, majors in music leading to PreK-12 certification in music take 95 credit hours of major coursework plus 42 credit hours of professional education requirements. Students are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching and during extracurricular engagement with the department’s events and honoraries.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin for major status sheets and information regarding state-specific certification requirements that are additional to the curriculum.
The Bachelor of Music in music performance is a plan of study for students whose passion is to be a performer as well as for those interested in preparation for private studio teaching. Students in this degree track may choose a concentration in vocal, piano, or instrumental music. Students complete 68 credits hours of music coursework including core music and humanities courses, applied lessons, ensembles, and electives.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the major status sheet (vocal performance, instrumental performance, or piano performance) for complete information regarding major requirements.
The Bachelor of Music degree in music/religion prepares students for graduate study and careers in music ministry and Christian education. Students complete 69 credit hours of coursework including core music and humanities courses, applied lessons, ensembles and 23 credit hours of appropriate religion courses.
Students complete 20 to 22 credit hours of course requirements to minor in music. Students may take advantage of an impressive range of ensemble and course options along with a wide variety of private instrument lessons. Vocal or instrumental auditions are required for admission into the music minor program.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the minor course requirements for complete information regarding minors.
The minor in musical theater is a plan of study for students with a solid background and strong interest in musical theater. It is appropriate for students who are pursuing one of the five degrees leading to a B.Mus. in music, as well as non-music majors. Students complete 22 to 25 credit hours of course requirements (including private lessons in voice) that address musical theater as both an academic and a performance medium.