Undergraduate Music Programs


Bachelor of Music - Performance

Offering a strong concentration in performance, this degree provides a thorough musical background based upon a broad liberal arts experience. Students awarded this degree are prepared to enter careers as professional musicians, studio music teachers, and for jobs in music-related industries.

Degree Requirements


Bachelor of Music Education

Designed for prospective elementary, middle, and secondary school music teachers, this degree prepares the student for a career in public and private education. Graduating students receive a PreK-12 State of Kansas certification to teach either vocal or instrumental music. Students can select a second area in either vocal or instrumental music and also receive that PreK-12 area certification.

Degree Requirements - Instrumental 

Degree Requirements - Vocal


Bachelor of Arts in Music

This broad-based degree emphasis, along with traditional music preparation, opportunities for student directed second concentrations. Graduates are prepared for music and art related positions within many career options.

Degree Requirements


Concentration in Digital Audio Recording

A concentration within the Bachelor of Arts degree program that provides theoretical and hands-on experience in digital audio recording and editing techniques.

Degree Requirements


Music Minor

The music minor provides additional musical development in selected music areas.

Minor Requirements



Certificates are available for short-term study (12 credits).   They are open to all undergraduate students who meet requirements.

Requirements - Music Performance

Requirements - Piano Pedagogy






Music Certificate - Music Performance

12 hours
  • Applied Music (400/500 levels) - 4 hours
  • Performance Area Literature Course - 3 hours
  • Music Electives - 5 hours
Certificate Pre-requisites
  • Upper division student enrollment
  • Permission of applied instructor




Music Certificate - Piano Pedagogy

12 hours
  • MU 728 - Piano Pedagogy 1 (2 hours)
  • MU 729 - Piano Pedagogy 2 (2 hours)
  • MU 442 - Performance Practices in Music (2 hours)
  • MU 740 - Piano Literature (2 hours)
  • MU 451/551 - Applied Piano (4 hours)
Certificate Pre-requisites
  • Upper division student enrollment
  • Permission of applied instructor



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