Programs

Music (B.A.)

Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Music provides comprehensive study on music theory, history, pedagogy, conducting, composition, literature and performance. Our students receive opportunities to frequently participate in masterclasses presented by Southwestern faculty and guest artists as well as the opportunities to perform in recitals on a monthly basis. Southwestern's choral & instrumental ensembles provide our students with the opportunity to perform a vast array of music from classical masterworks to modern compositions in both large ensembles and small chamber groups. Each year Southwestern is represented by their ensembles internationally, providing our students with rich musical and cultural experiences.

The B.A. in Music is designed for students who are double majors.

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Music (B.Mus.)

Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Music provides comprehensive study on music theory, history, pedagogy, conducting, composition, literature and performance. Our students receive opportunities to frequently participate in masterclasses presented by Southwestern faculty and guest artists as well as the opportunities to perform in recitals on a monthly basis. Southwestern's choral and instrumental ensembles provide our students with the opportunity to perform a vast array of music from classical masterworks to modern compositions in both large ensembles and small chamber groups. Each year Southwestern is represented by their ensembles internationally, providing our students with rich musical and cultural experiences.

The B.Mus is a professional degree designed for students seeking a career in performance or for those students pursuing a graduate degree in music.

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Music Education (B.M.E.)

Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Music provides comprehensive study on music theory, history, pedagogy, conducting, composition, literature and performance. Our students receive opportunities to frequently participate in masterclasses presented by Southwestern faculty and guest artists as well as the opportunities to perform in recitals on a monthly basis. Southwestern's choral & instrumental ensembles provide our students with the opportunity to perform a vast array of music from classical masterworks to modern compositions in both large ensembles and small chamber groups. Each year Southwestern is represented by their ensembles internationally, providing our students with rich musical and cultural experiences.

The B.M.E. is a professional degree for students who are preparing to be music educators. Completion of curriculum and testing will provide students with both Texas State and North American Division teaching certification (K-12).

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