Bachelor of Arts
Minor Available
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About Music (B.A.)

The BA with a major in music is available through the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS). Students enrolled in SAS must also complete its core and a minor.

Students enrolled in the School of Business, the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and the School of Engineering may complete the major in music in addition to their school of enrollment.

The BA in music requires students to complete 41 credits in music through Mason Gross School of the Arts. Students gain a strong understanding of fundamentals of music within the context of a broad education across multiple disciplines. To declare the BA in music, students must complete basic courses in music theory. 

An audition is not required for the BA or minor in music.

Related Programs:

  • Minor in Music
  • Minor in Music Technology (check with your individual school on availability of this minor)
  • Certificate in Recording Arts (available to all Rutgers students in any major)