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Areas of Study

Bachelor of Music in Music Performance

The Bachelor of Music in music performance is designed for the student who has the desire to achieve a level of professional and artistic competence in a particular applied-study area, with emphasis on the development of resources required to be an effective performer/teacher in the chosen applied area. Our master-class programs consistently bring world-renowned guest artists and performers to our campus to work directly with students.

Bachelor of Music in Music Education

The Bachelor of Music in music education is designed for the student with the ability, desire and determination to become an outstanding music teacher. The program allows the ONU graduate to be licensed to teach instrumental, vocal and/or general music, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, in the state of Ohio.

Bachelor of Arts in Music

The Bachelor of Arts in music is designed for the student who has a deep passion for music and wants to study the field with a broad knowledge and understanding of music, its history, its cultural impact and its performance practices.

Students pursuing this degree must complete one of the following:

  • Applied studies concentration
  • Music history and literature concentration
  • Music theory and composition concentration
  • Sound recording technology concentration

An academic minor, such as arts administration, is strongly encouraged.

Music Minor

The music minor is designed for the student who is inspired by music and wishes to further that inspiration with practical experience and knowledge. The minor allows for flexibility in course work and ensemble participation.

Department of Music

Patty Warner

Presser 202
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
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