Program Options

Program Options

Fred Bertino, graduating senior, BS in Biology, BA in Music

Music Programs and Degrees

Barry University offers two different Music degrees and a selection of three diverse specializations. Each degree and specialization adheres to students’ individual interests and educational goals.

Two degrees are available for studies in Music:

  • Bachelor of Music (B.M.) 65 credit minimum: 45 credits of the Music Core, plus a minimum of 20 credits of combined Specialization Requirements and Specialization Electives.
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 39 credit minimum: 37 credits of the Music Core, plus a minimum of 2 credits of Specialization requirements.
    The Major in Music offers three Specializations with two degree options:
  • Instrumental Performance Specialization: B.M. and B.A. degrees; study of a primary Instrument(s)
  • Vocal Performance Specialization: B.M. and B.A. degrees; study of Voice
  • Music Education Specialization: B.M. degree; study of Music and Education Courses
    In addition, students interested in non-major study in Music may choose:
  • Minor in Music requiring 21 credits of MUS music courses.