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About

The Music Department is a community of artists, performers, composers, and scholars who are committed to preparing students for meaningful lives in the professional world of music. A degree in music provides students the opportunity to develop artistically while securing the knowledge and skills necessary to be competitive in the music profession. The music program at OSU fosters the highest standards of music performance and scholarship to prepare students for success in their chosen music specialties. Courses to expect for this major include Music History, Music Theory, Large and Chamber Ensembles, Opera, Jazz Studies, and Marching Band Methods.

Career Options

Students graduate from OSU prepared to be successful in a wide variety of musical careers that include performance, teaching, working in the music industry, and beyond. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields.

  • Teaching in public schools
  • University positions as faculty and conductors
  • Professional artists
  • Music industry/commercial artist

Finish in Four

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The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist students in an eight semester plan guiding them to graduate within four years. Students may use this as a guide as they plan their undergraduate education, but should adjust it to fit their personal goals.

BA - Music

Minor

A Music minor is perfect for students with a passion for music. With courses such as Music Theory, Sight Singing, and Music History the Music minor also gives students the flexibility to focus on areas of interest.

For minor requirements, please visit the Office of Registrar.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts & Sciences, and respective Departments.

When students complete the OSU admission application, they are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The Department of Music offers Departmental Level scholarships for elgible students.

Visit the Department

Music
132 Seretean Center
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078

osumusic@okstate.edu
405-744-8997