The Department of Music offers a strong, diversified curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees. The Bachelor of Music is offered as with concentrations in Music Education (with North Carolina licensure), Jazz, Instrumental Performance, and Vocal Performance. The Bachelor of Arts in Music features concentrations in Music Industry (Business and Media Communications tracks), and Ethnomusicology. The curriculum provides a major in music that emphasizes thorough musical preparation, professionalism, and the development of appreciation of aesthetic diversity. Music studies at NCCU include research opportunities and internships with business and professional organizations. Such opportunities help build the foundation for the student’s practical knowledge, employment prospects, and graduate study.
Instrumental or vocal audition required by Department of Music for degree program acceptance.