Students who successfully complete degree and/or program requirements in music education, music business, musical theatre, music performance and pedagogy, and preparatory training in music therapy:
- Will identify a basis for aesthetic judgment and the understanding and appreciation of musical quality;
- Will achieve artistic and scholarly competency;
- Will be prepared to serve the community and the region as leaders in musical understanding and critical artistic judgment.
- Will be prepared to achieve future professional and/or academic success.
- Will be able to organize their thoughts in a clear and logical manner and effectively express them in spoken and written communication.
- Students will experience personal artistic achievement and develop understanding of the styles and performance practices of diverse musical eras through applied study, solo and ensemble performance, and attendance at numerous concerts, recitals, musicals, operas, master classes and music for special events. (Goals: 1 & 2)
- Students will achieve broad intellectual and interpretive skills and understanding as related to core musicianship requirements and degree-specific curricula in the areas of music theory, music history, music education, music business, requirements and degree-specific curricula, music pedagogy, musical theater, opera, conducting and the appreciation of music. (Goals: 1, 2, 3 & 5)
- Students will develop musical understanding and critical artistic judgement as they participate in a wide range of rewarding solo and ensemble performance experiences for the enhancement of the arts at the university and in the community. (Goals: 1 & 2)
- Upon completion of the course of study leading to a degree, minor or program endorsement in music, students will be prepared to seek professional placement in the competitive job market within their chosen field or pursue an advanced degree in a related field of study. (Goals: 3, 4 & 5)