Academics

Music (Bachelor of Music)

Program Overview

The School of Music has been an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1961 and offers a Bachelor of Music degree with options in Applied Music (performance, jazz, composition), Music Business, Music Therapy, and Teacher Certification and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.

Students may elect study in keyboard, voice, winds, strings, and percussion as well as specialized study in jazz, and composition.

Why Choose Music at WIU?

Our students receive a superior music education in a highly personalized environment. The ratio of music majors to full-time music faculty in the Western Illinois University School of Music is 6:1. That’s one faculty member for every six music majors!

At A Glance

  • Degree Available: Bachelor of Music, Master of Music
  • Minor Available? Yes
  • Graduate Degree Available? Yes
  • Campus: Macomb
  • Study Opportunities: Honors, Teacher Certification

Quick Links