As an institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1946, Benedictine College offers majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree and to a Bachelor of Music Education degree. Additional areas of specializations within the Bachelor of Arts in Music program include Liturgical Music and Music Composition. Students have the opportunity to study music through the minor program.
Department of Music Goals
The Benedictine College Department of Music seeks to:
- Prepare students for entrance into graduate study and guide them to various career options through its liberal arts degree programs (Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Music, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music with Specialization in Liturgical Music, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music with Specialization in Music Composition).
- Prepare students to teach PK–12 instrumental, choral and general music through professional training offered in its Bachelor of Music Education program
- Provide all students at the college opportunities for artistic expression through participation in ensembles, applied lessons, and music courses.
- Present concerts and recitals on campus as an educational experience and cultural enrichment for the entire community.