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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

College: College of Liberal Arts & Communication

Department: Music


The Bachelor of Arts degree in music permits the study of music within a liberal arts curriculum and provides a broad coverage of the field of music rather than a heavy concentration in a single area. This degree requires a minor (approved by the advisor) and twelve hours of a foreign language.


Career opportunities are varied and might be dictated by the chosen minor.


Required Courses

Students must meet requirements set by the College of Fine Arts for entry into the Music Program.

  • THEA 2503 - Fine Arts – Theatre
  • ART 2503 - Fine Arts - Visual

Admission to the University is required. A strong background in music ensembles and private study is recommended.


NASM LogoArkansas State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.