Sacred Music, B.A. Track

Students preparing for careers in church music or who plan to go on to graduate study in church music may choose to major in Sacred Music. Performance concentrations focus on keyboard (organ or piano), voice, or orchestral instrument. The Sacred Music major earns a B.A. degree.

Entrance Auditions

An entrance audition is required for acceptance into the program in order to pursue a major or minor. Several of the music ensembles also require auditions.


Music majors may elect to pursue honors work with the approval of the Music faculty. To graduate ''With Honors in Music,'' students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, a minimum major GPA of 3.2, and a GPA of 3.5 in the honors courses. In addition, they must complete eight credits in honors work in the major area including  and five credits of music honors courses.