Prepare for a purposeful and meaningful career pursuing your calling as a professional musician.

No matter what type of music career you seek, the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree will provide you with enriching performance opportunities, rigorous coursework, and meaningful experiences that will equip you to meet your goals. Under the direction of our established music faculty, you will receive individualized attention as you grow your talents and learn how to thrive in the professional realm. 


  • Begin your journey toward becoming a professional vocalist or instrumentalist by completing one of Malone University’s music degree programs that are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
  • Experience fellowship and enrichment in our campus music community through involvement in ensembles, including the University Symphonic Band, Pioneer Spirit Marching Band, String Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Chorale, and Chamber Choir-Amplified.
  • Cultivate a deep appreciation for music by studying the breadth and depth of music history and theory, performing in community and as a soloist, and developing the necessary skills for creating, evaluating, and sharing music in meaningful ways. 

View course curriculum

The Music major curriculum is listed in the official Academic Catalog.

Once in the catalog, you can use the buttons (pictured left) located at the upper right of the page to plan your courses, save courses to your own personalized catalog, print, and more! 

Music minor

Students who are majoring in another program may choose to take an Music minor in addition to their primary course of study. A minor normally consists of a minimum of 15 semester hours, 6 of which must be taken at the 300/400 level. Each academic school or department must approve the student and curriculum to be used in the completion of each minor for the Office of the Registrar to verify at the point of graduation.

Minor requirements

Department of Music

Whether you want to build a career as a musician or simply enjoy music for music's sake, Malone University welcomes you!