List of Accredited Online Degrees

Music is the study of an art form where the medium is sound and the lack of sound. The most common elements of music are pitch, rhythm, dynamics and the qualities of timbre and texture. The cultural definition, creation, performance, significance of music is so varied within a societal context, that it is difficult to give a very specific explanation of its role in a cultural setting.

Music can be divided into various subgenres, which can be influenced and open to individual interpretation on the classification. Within ""the performing arts” degree programs, music may be classified as either a fine art or an auditory art. Music may be played and heard live, it may be part of a dramatic work or film, or may be recorded. Obtaining a degree in Music, or Performing Arts encompasses the initial professional curriculum in music. The primary emphasis is placed on the development of skills, concepts and sensitivities essential to success in the life of the professional musician. A degree in music is designed for those students who wish to pursue a breadth of general studies with a concentration and depth in music. A degree program will included courses in basic theory, aural skills, applied performance, music history and foreign language, as well as music electives, to expand on the students career passions in such industries like:

  • Business (Music Industry)
  • Education
  • History (Musicology)
  • Performance
  • Production (Music Engineering)
  • Religion (Church Music)
  • Theory (Music Composition)
  • Therapy

The word ‘music’ is derived from the Greek vocabulary “mousike "" and translates to = art of the Muses. The Muses are mythological woman, capable of inspiring men in poetry and literature. The Muses are considered the goddesses of literature, science and the arts. Which is why, in many cultures, music is an important part of life, the boundaries between music will always be culturally defined, which reiterates —there is no single and intercultural correct concept defining what impact music might have on the society it represents.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Audio Production Bachelor of Science Degree

This program is designed to provide students with foundations in audio basics before immersing them in project base courses, allowing them to explore the networking, p...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Music Business Bachelor of Science Degree

Students learn about roles in the industry through music-specific subjects like artist management, music copyright and publishing, and record label development. <...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Music Production Bachelor of Science Degree

In this program, students develop an understanding of contemporary music hardware and software technology by creating their own songs, scores, and soundtracks.  Course Highlights:...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of General Studies / Music

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Music

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  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

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