Bachelor of Arts in Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music is designed for students desiring to major in music within the framework of a liberal arts degree. The degree is intended to serve the needs of undergraduate students who are interested in a broad program of general studies and who wish to develop their musical skills and knowledge.

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Meet an Alumnus

Kate Benton Dilks crafted her degree at Samford to include both a major in music and science elective coursework. She now works as a physical therapist in the Atlanta area, teaches trumpet lessons, and also serves as a leader in the music ministry at her church.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree afforded me the opportunity to continue my musical training while obtaining the required courses to pursue a graduate degree in physical therapy. It has been exciting to see how the two disciplines have intersected over the years!
Kate Benton Dilks, ‘06
BA in Music Alumnus

What can I do with a Bachelor of Arts in Music?

Many students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music also complete a second major or a minor in another discipline at Samford. With the many varieties of options available, graduates are equipped to pursue careers or graduate programs in a wide range of fields. Alumni work as professional musicians, teachers, counselors, doctors, entrepreneurs, and more.

This major may be right for you if …

  • you are interested in pursuing a minor or second major alongside your studies in music.
  • you enjoy exploring courses in the liberal arts tradition of the university.
  • you desire to work with faculty who will engage you in a dialogue about how to combine your interdisciplinary interests.

Concentration

Instrumental Concentration

View the four-year graduation plan for the Bachelor of Arts in Music - Instrumental Concentration.

Organ Concentration

View the four-year graduation plan for the Bachelor of Arts in Music - Organ Concentration.

Piano Concentration

View the four-year graduation plan for the Bachelor of Arts in Music - Piano Concentration.

Voice Concentration

View the four-year graduation plan for the Bachelor of Arts in Music - Voice Concentration.