The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance offers a variety of degrees and options to meet your academic and career needs.

For information on graduate music programs, please visit: Graduate Studies

Prospective majors are asked both to apply to the Office of Admissions and to schedule an audition/interview in their chosen degree track: 

BA Music
BS Music Education
BA Theatre

  • The Bachelor of Science in Music Education prepares students to teach vocal/choral, instrumental and general music in grades K-12.  Course work includes a variety of performance and education-based classes and practica.
  • The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides students with a liberal arts education with heavy emphasis on musical study and performance. Music majors at Plymouth State receive a great deal of individualized attention from master teachers, and many opportunities to perform. Our unique commitment to teaching is reflected in the quality of instruction and guidance which our students receive at all levels and in all our degree programs and disciplines. Students choose between options in music technology, piano performance and pedagogy, and vocal performance and pedagogy.
  • The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts allows students to concentrate on a theatre discipline while pursuing a liberal arts education. The program stresses classroom work, first and foremost, in all academic areas. The program includes options in acting, music theatre performance, theatrical design, dramatic writing, and theatre history and literature.  Students can also work with music faculty to design a course of study that meets their professional and academic interests (contract option).

The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance offers minors in: