Music is a language of human expression that communicates the spirit and creative impulse of the society that gives rise to it. The music we create helps us to know ourselves and understand the peoples of other cultures. It is an academic study that develops creativity and discipline and has long been considered an intrinsic part of a liberal education.
Students who wish to make music their major focus of study have the opportunity to do so at IU Southeast by enrolling in the B.A. in music degree program. Admission is by audition only, to ensure that students are properly placed in courses and have the background and ability to succeed in the program.
The Music Department at IU Southeast offers the following concentrations:
• Performance- Vocal or Instrumental
o Concert Stage
o Film and Media
• Music Industry
o Sound Engineering
o Music Business
Ability to read and write music
Basic reading, writing, and editing skills
Good stage presence
Ability to use various sound equipment
Adaptability and flexibility
Ability to keep audience's interests
Click on one of the links to the right to find possible job titles, employers, and web sites related to this major.
Your major is not your career. Of course it can be.
A chemistry major can become a chemist, a history major can become an historian. But it is much more likely that your career choices will be enormously varied, and not tied to a specific major at all.
The 21st century workplace will challenge you to have many different jobs and most probably multiple careers. Your major will provide you a broad range of skills which will enable you to stay marketable in the fast-changing work world.
As you explore majors, be sure and take advantage of the following areas: college course bulletin, professors, upperclassmen, college alumni, family, friends and your Career Development Center Networking Program -- most importantly, don't panic! We're here to help.
In addition to the majors listed at the right, IU Southeast offers a number of certificate programs and academic minors to help students round out or expand their academic profile.
Learn more about our certificate programs and minors.