Specific Goals and Objectives for Students in the
Oneonta Bachelor of Arts Degree program with a major in Music

Goal: To develop students' skills and competencies required for music and music-related careers or graduate studies.
  • To teach students standard concepts of music theory including part-writing, counterpoint, ear-training, sight-reading and theoretical analysis of music from of a variety of eras and styles.

  • To teach students the historical context of Western musical tradition from medieval times to the present.

  • To teach students a level of performance skills that includes standard literature and studies requisite for graduate study.




The SUNY Oneonta Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
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