The Kutztown University Department of Music is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and offers these diverse music degrees.
Music education majors receive a unique combination of musical and professional training to become highly-qualified professional teachers in a variety of settings. The Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and aligns with all National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards.
Students enrolled in the liberal arts B.A. Music degree take crucial fundamental classes in subjects such as harmony and theory, aural skills, conducting, music history, and applied music. The combination of superb mentoring by renowned artists/teachers, small class sizes, diverse performance opportunities, and a well-rounded curriculum will help our students on the road to success. This liberal arts degree allows students the flexibility to investigate various areas of interest including performance, composition, audio engineering, business, and more.
The Department of Music at Kutztown University is also excited to announce the institutional approval of an innovative degree plan, the B.A. in Music - Commercial Music Track. This new degree will combine studies in music industry, audio engineering and music performance. Anticipated enrollment pending National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) approval.
The following minors are also offered in the Department of Music: