Programs of Study
The Hayes School of Music offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Music degree, the Bachelor of Science degree in Music Industry Studies, Master of Music degree and the Master of Music Therapy degree.
Students interested in music education (choral or instrumental) or Performance (instrumental or vocal) pursue the Bachelor of Music degree. Programs in sacred music, music education, music therapy, music performance, and composition/theory are also offered as Bachelor of Music degrees.
The Bachelor of Science degree is designed for students interested in careers in any facet of the music industry (merchandising, marketing and promotion, or studio management). In general, the Bachelor of Science degree contains less music performance, music history, and music theory than the Bachelor of Music degree. However, the Bachelor of Science degree requires the completion of a minor in business.
The Master of Music degrees in music education, music performance, and the Master of Music Therapy degree are advanced degrees for students who have completed an undergraduate degree in music.
For Further Information
Janet Seatz, Student Records and Recruitment
Hayes School of Music
Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina 28608