The Department of Music at Mississippi University for Women is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) for the B.A. in Music with an emphasis in General Music and the Bachelor of Music in Music Education.
The B.M. in Music Education program is approved by the Mississippi State Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, thereby enabling graduates to satisfy the certification requirements for the State of Mississippi in Music Education.
The Music Therapy program is accredited by the American Music Therapy Association.
Admission to Major/Emphasis
To be admitted to the Music Program, prospective majors must audition in an applied area. Information concerning auditions may be obtained from the Chair of the Department of Music.
Requirements for a minor in music include the following 18 semester hours:
Three hours of theory
Three hours of history/literature
Four hours of ensembles
Four hours of applied or class applied music
Four hours of music electives.