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Instrumental Performance Music BM Degree

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Program Description

The Department of Music offers a strong, diversified undergraduate curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Music degree. The Bachelor of Music is offered with concentrations in Music Education (with North Carolina licensure), Jazz, Instrumental Performance, Vocal Performance, Music Industry (Business and Media Communications tracks), and Ethnomusicology. The curriculum emphasizes thorough musical preparation, professionalism, and the development of appreciation of aesthetic diversity. Music studies at NCCU include research opportunities and internships with business and professional organizations. Such opportunities help build the foundation for the student’s practical knowledge, employment prospects, and graduate study.


Scholarships

See scholarships available to NCCU Music (and other) majors.

Requirements

Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.


Contact Information

Name: Baron Tymas, Associate Professor, Web Liaison
Email: btymas@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-6343
Fax: (919) 530-7979
Office Location: 110/111 B. N. Duke Annex
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Name: Thomas Taylor, Visiting Lecturer, Web Liaison
Email: tetaylor@nccu.edu
Office Location: 323 C. Ruth Edwards Music Hall
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Name: Lenora Helm Hammonds, Assistant Professor, Web Liaison
Email: lhelm@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-6653
Fax: (919) 530-7979
Office Location: 204 C. Ruth Edwards Music Hall
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Name: Ralph Barrett, Department Chair, Web Liaison
Email: rbarrett5@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-7213
Fax: (919) 530-7540
Office Location: 212 C. Ruth Edwards Music Hall
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