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B.S. Music - Media

We See Your Future in Music

ABOUT THE BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN MEDIA

The Bachelor of Music with an Emphasis in Media is designed to expand the career preparation of students by providing knowledge, skills, and practical experience central to music industry needs in the areas of broadcast and recording media. The program includes courses in music and mass communications. Media is designed to expand the career preparation of students by providing knowledge, skills, and practical experience central to music industry needs in the areas of broadcast and recording media. The program includes courses in music and mass communications.

Eligibility to major in music is determined by the Music faculty on the basis of musical background and experience, results of auditions and tests, and general qualifications to pursue Music as a major field.

WHAT TO EXPECT AS A MUSIC STUDENT

A robust training program that will deliver world class stage and, or, studio readiness in MUSIC and or Music technologies. To work in highly personalized environments with world class musicians, and music educators; as well as to work with up-to-date equipment as applicable. To graduate with skills that create and sustain outstanding music-based, and critical thinking careers. A broad range of theoretical and laboratory experiences that prepare students for careers as K-12 vocal or band/orchestral teachers, or as professionals in the field of music technology A four-year curriculum of intensive study aligned with the curriculum.

DEGREE AT A GLANCE

Average Class Size:
1 – 12 for studio classes (depending on class size)
15 – 30 for lecture classes

Total Credit Hours:
127 (Music Education)
122 (Media)

Program Completion: 4 - 6 years

WHERE WILL MY DEGREE TAKE ME?

A Bachelor of Music degree from NSU prepares you for one of the following careers:

Music Educator, Performer, Choral Director, Band Director, University Professor, Worship Leader/Church Musician, Composer/Arranger, Talent Agent, Recording/Touring Artist, Background Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Voiceover Artist, Hip Hop Artist, Orchestra Member, Local School Districts, Military Band, Disney Productions, Spirit of Norfolk Cruises, Various Performance Venues, Yamaha, Local churches, Colleges/Universities, Virginia Opera, Virginia Symphony, WHRO TV, Music Producer Workplaces, Local School Districts, Military Band, Disney Productions, Spirit of Norfolk Cruises, Various Performance Venues, Yamaha, Local churches, Colleges/Universities.