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School of Music
Bachelor of Music

bachelor of music in theory

The theory program at Texas Tech University provides its students with a rigorous curriculum, opportunities for music making in a wide variety of contexts, and a supportive, student-centered learning environment. By integrating the practical and the theoretical, the program serves to help us rationalize the relationships heard in a wide variety of musics from the middle ages to the present day, and from all over the world, and to help us understand what gives each type of music its expressive power. The program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

The B.M. in Theory prepares students specifically for graduate study in theory, but is often used as a gateway into many other kinds of graduate degrees, as well as other careers post-graduation. Course work is designed to help students become skillful, articulate, expressive musicians; develop their own perspectives as creative artists; develop the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment; and grow in their understanding of music as an art form. The Bachelor of Music degree in Theory requires 128 hours.



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