Music programs teach students excellence in music that is either classical or commercial in nature. Students can earn a bachelor of music (B.M.) in such subjects as theory, composition, music therapy, or performance. They may earn a bachelor of arts (B.A.) in music administration or general music. They may also earn a bachelor of science (B.S.) in education degree, with concentrations in instrumental or voice education. Students get a high degree of personal instruction in these programs, and they also get a sense of what it takes to become a working musician.
Students who major in music at a larger university often take supplemental classes in other subjects to round out their education and prepare them for professional life. Many complete second majors in addition to music. Those who study classical music also are exposed to world and popular styles in the multidisciplinary tradition. They often have access to practice rooms, computer labs, digital synthesis labs, electronic studios, and music education resource centers.
F.I.R.S.T. College offers educational programs specializing in the exciting fields of Recording Arts and Film and Video Production.