Bachelor of Arts in Music

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in music degree offers the student a humanities oriented degree with a concentration in music. Besides stressing a liberal arts foundation, the degree will allow considerable flexibility in selecting electives, languages, and a minor.

Graduates can find career opportunities such as:

  • Arts Administrator / Management
  • Band / Choir Director
  • Composer
  • Music Director
  • Audio Production
  • Educator
  • Film Music Director
  • Sound Technician
  • Music Therapist
  • Media Development
  • Merchandising
  • Performer
  • Personal Manager
  • Producer


Program Curriculum


Undergraduate Major

Bachelor of Arts in Music

Mark Laughlin, Department Chair


Faculty & Staff

Music Performance

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Curriculum Overview

Private instruction in brass, woodwinds, percussion, guitar, piano, and voice is available to all music students. There are several instrumental and vocal groups. All of these activities draw on the musical talents of music majors as well as the general college student. Georgia Southwestern State University students give frequent performances during the year. These range from musical theatre productions, madrigal dinners, cabaret, choirs, concert and jazz bands.