The Bachelor of Music (BM) degree with an emphasis in Music Theory is designed to provide students with a broad survey of approaches of how one might think about music. Following completion of this degree, the student might use this knowledge to tutor music theory, use it as the foundation for teaching AP music theory in high school, work in the larger music industry, or pursue further study at the graduate level.
Music majors that wish to pursue a BM in Music Theory are encouraged to apply for a BA in Music but follow the degree plan for a BM in Music Theory. At the end of their second year, students should apply to enter the music theory program no later than April 1 by contacting the coordinator of the music theory area and arranging an interview to review previous course work and discuss future interests.
This is an emphasis area of the following major:
This major has the following additional emphasis areas:
Common Career Paths
You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: