Associate of Arts in Music

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Music program is to provide a rigorous, student-focused curriculum aligned with national accreditation standards, preparing students for arts-related careers, transfer to baccalaureate programs, or as a minor for other degrees. It is highly recommended that students intending to major in music, have studied voice or an instrument with a qualified teacher. Audition with Music Faculty prior to admission to the AA in Mus. and B.Mus. degrees. Admission to the University Ensembles and eligibility for scholarships for music majors, minors, and students of other majors is by audition only.

Theater

Description

The mission of the Theatre program is to prepare students for a career in the theatrical arts as an actor or director; to prepare students for graduate study in the theatrical arts; to use the theatrical arts as an avocation; or to use related theatrical skills as an adjunct to other professional careers. Theatre courses provide students a philosophical and historical appreciation of dramatic art and literature as an integral part of world culture. The Theatre program is designed to accomplish the following: produce a highly literate, well-read individual who possesses the knowledge of many diverse subject areas; permit the student to obtain a working knowledge of specific theatrical data and skills for subsequent academic or professional career pursuits; and prepare the student for active participation in live performance experiences through the university theatrical productions.

Music

Description

In this program you’ll learn from a variety of studio and performance areas. We offer instruction in all orchestral instruments, piano, guitar or vocal applied studies. You’ll have the option to choose a second major or minor to fit your interests and career goals. Learn how to connect your passion to a career.

Music- Music Ed. Instr.

Features

– Band: Marching, Concert, Jazz
– Choir: University Singers, Cumberland Chorale
– 5 Areas of Emphasis: General Music Vocal or Instr., Music Ed Vocal, Music Ed Instr., Music Perform. Vocal, Music Perform. Instr.
– Career Paths: Song Writer, Performer, Music Teacher, Music Therapist

Description

Learn how to connect your passion to a career. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education while gaining knowledge and skills in a variety of studio and performance areas. Our music education provides instruction in all orchestral instruments, piano, guitar or vocal applied studies. You’ll have the option to choose a second major or minor to fit your interests and career goals.

Testimonial

My experience at Cumberland University was fantastic. As a music major, I learned the skills I needed to advance my career as a musician. I now play guitar professionally in a band, do studio work and have released an instrumental album. -Josh Parker

Music- Music Perform. Vocal

Features

– Band: Marching, Concert, Jazz
– Choir: University Singers, Cumberland Chorale
– 5 Areas of Emphasis: General Music Vocal or Instr., Music Ed Vocal, Music Ed Instr., Music Perform. Vocal, Music Perform. Instr.
– Career Paths: Song Writer, Performer, Music Teacher, Music Therapist

Description

Learn how to connect your passion to a career. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education while gaining knowledge and skills in a variety of studio and performance areas. Our music education provides instruction in all orchestral instruments, piano, guitar or vocal applied studies. You’ll have the option to choose a second major or minor to fit your interests and career goals.

Testimonial

My experience at Cumberland University was fantastic. As a music major, I learned the skills I needed to advance my career as a musician. I now play guitar professionally in a band, do studio work and have released an instrumental album. -Josh Parker

Music- Music Perform. Instr.

Features

– Band: Marching, Concert, Jazz
– Choir: University Singers, Cumberland Chorale
– 5 Areas of Emphasis: General Music Vocal or Instr., Music Ed Vocal, Music Ed Instr., Music Perform. Vocal, Music Perform. Instr.
– Career Paths: Song Writer, Performer, Music Teacher, Music Therapist

Description

Learn how to connect your passion to a career. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education while gaining knowledge and skills in a variety of studio and performance areas. Our music education provides instruction in all orchestral instruments, piano, guitar or vocal applied studies. You’ll have the option to choose a second major or minor to fit your interests and career goals.

Testimonial

My experience at Cumberland University was fantastic. As a music major, I learned the skills I needed to advance my career as a musician. I now play guitar professionally in a band, do studio work and have released an instrumental album. -Josh Parker

Music Theater

Description

The mission of the Music Theatre program is to provide a rigorous, student-focused curriculum aligned with national accreditation standards, preparing students for arts-related careers in musical theatre, with options to integrate other academic and career interests or further graduate study.

Art and Design-Studio Art

Description

The mission of the Art and Design program is to engage every student to develop a passion for knowledge, innovation, and creativity by providing a strong foundation of fundamentals and a nurturing program through interactions with faculty who assist each student with educational experiences and guidance in attaining their individual goals and aspirations in art.

Art and Design with Education Teacher Licensure

Description

The mission of the Art and Design program is to engage every student to develop a passion for knowledge, innovation, and creativity by providing a strong foundation of fundamentals and a nurturing program through interactions with faculty who assist each student with educational experiences and guidance in attaining their individual goals and aspirations in art. Candidates for Art teacher licensure should work with an art advisor and an education advisor to ensure appropriate course selection. Please review courses of study carefully and work with advisors early and often to plan course selection. Candidates have few or no elective courses available, so advisor consultation in both areas is especially important. The School of Humanities, Education, & the Arts has specific GEC and grade requirements.

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