Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Music
Valley City State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Music degree from Valley City State University is a flexible approach to undergraduate study.  This is an innovative program that is designed for students who are not able to study music on-campus and parallels the on-campus degree.  Students must meet the same high standards online as those set forth in the on-campus degree in music.  In addition to core classes, students may choose from a range of electives to suit their interests and professional needs.  The curriculum covers both music theory and aural skills. 

You will take courses that include:

  • Basic Conducting
  • Scoring and Arranging
  • Music History and Literature
  • Performance Related Courses
  • Applied Instruction on a Single Instrument
  • Ensembles
  • Piano

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Valley City State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • While the academic portion of this program is offered online, students must gain approval for outside performance classes, lessons and ensembles.
  • You must submit an entrance audition (can be in video format).