To inquire about this program:
Music Admission Office | 773-325-7444​

The bachelor's degree in Music program allows you to study of music and liberal arts and social sciences. In addition to music courses, the program is comprised of a broad range of liberal studies courses combined with a year of modern language. You'll also take advanced courses in music, develop research skills and complete a final project or paper. The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree program will prepare you for a variety of careers related to music.

In addition to modern language and various music and non-music electives, you'll take courses in:

  • Aural training
  • Group piano
  • Large or small ensembles
  • Music history
  • Music theory
  • Musicianship
  • Musicology
Living in Chicago will provide you with excellent opportunities to hear live, professional contemporary music performances, such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and many other professional music organizations throughout the area.

Chicago is known for its vibrant music scene. Concerts of every genre take place each night in the city, and music festivals like Lollapalooza and Pitchfork take place in the summers. There is no shortage of musical entertainment, from blues to jazz, classical to country.


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