What You Can Do with a Major in Music

Our program will help you explore and develop a foundational core that combines a liberal arts curriculum alongside the study of music history, music theory and performance. Through the guidance of nationally and internationally accomplished professors, you’ll hone your skills through sustained, comprehensive musical training.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music gives you the skills necessary to pursue a career in many fields. In addition, the BA in Music allows you to pair the degree with another major to enter professions in arts management, music business and other related areas.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Armed Forces Band Member
  • Artist & Repertoire (A&R)
  • Church Music Director
  • Community Development Assistant
  • Composer/Arranger
  • Editor
  • Film Music Editor
  • Instrument Service Specialist
  • Journalist
  • Music Store Manager
  • Music Teacher
  • Musician
  • Orchestra Librarian

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Architectural Acoustic Monitor
  • Arts Administrator/Manager
  • Engineer/Mixer
  • Music Attorney
  • Music Software Programmer
  • Music Therapist

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Melodic Overdose
  • Aurora University Humor Society
  • Aurora University Cultural Arts Club

Other opportunities:

  • Music chorale
  • Theatre productions

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316