The four-year undergraduate curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Music (BM) degree provides extensive training in students’ applied majors, comprehensive instruction in music theory and music history, and an education in the liberal arts. The educational prerequisite for entry into the BM is a high school diploma, or equivalent.

The BM is offered in the majors listed below. Please use these links to find specific information pertaining to your intended major, including degree requirements and course offerings.

Strings: Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Double Bass, Harp, Guitar

Woodwinds: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone

Brass: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba

Percussion

Piano

Vocal Performance

Jazz Studies

Contemporary Improvisation

Composition

In addition to degree programs, undergraduates may also pursue a Music-in-Education Concentration. Please note that we do not offer a degree in Music Education.

For information about NEC's policies regarding double majors, please go to Double Majors.

For information about NEC's Liberal Arts Department, please go to Liberal Arts.


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IT'S LIKE AN ACT OF MURDER; YOU PLAY WITH INTENT TO COMMIT SOMETHING. DUKE ELLINGTON