The Music Department offers comprehensive programs and services to students and the surrounding community, including professional and liberal arts degrees in music and an active schedule of performances. The department supports large and small ensembles in vocal and instrumental music and up-to-date facilities for electronic music production and recording. Course offerings lead to degrees with concentrations in composition, jazz studies and music education.

Bachelor of Music

The WOU Music Department offers the professional degree in music in four concentrations. Each of these professional degree programs requires 120 credit hours of music courses.

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Bachelor of Arts in Music

The WOU Music Department offers the non-professional degree (BA) in music degree. The BA in Music requires 74 credit hours of music courses.

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Music Minors

The WOU Music Department offers the minor in music in three tracks. Each track requires 27 credit hours of music courses. Please contact the music department for assignment of a faculty advisor.

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Music Department | Smith Hall | music@wou.edu | 503-838-8461