Gordon College is one of the nation’s premier Christian colleges and located just north of Boston. We offer students extraordinary access to leading-edge opportunities for intellectual, professional, and leadership development to address the increasingly complex challenges of a global society. Gordon stands apart from other outstanding institutions in New England by combining an exceptional education with an informed Christian faith.
This program is designed for the student who wishes to major in music as part of a broader liberal arts curriculum. It is a versatile degree which allows students some freedom to create their own balance between the music and liberal arts areas. With this degree students can double major or minor in many other fields available at Gordon.
Students pursuing this degree must complete the following courses, along with the full core curriculum, and earn a minimum of 124 credits: ✢
Applied music (12 credits on one instrument, including 2 semesters of piano proficiency as applicable)
Ensemble requirement (see “Ensemble Requirement” below)
Pass piano and voice proficiency examinations
Music electives (6 credits)
Additional liberal arts courses (24 credits outside of music)
Eight semesters of ensemble participation are required. Up to 6 ensembles may be taken for credit; students completing the Composition or Music in Worship concentration must enroll in the 0-credit sections. The following ensembles may be applied: