B.S. in Music in World Cultures
Residential Degree: Music in World Cultures (B.S.)
Develop musical and cultural skills as you prepare for your career with a B.S. in Music in World Cultures from Liberty University. Learn how to lead worship and share the gospel in a variety of cultural settings.
With this degree, you’ll become equipped to serve in ministries around the world using your musical talents. And, as an added component, choose electives that can help to broaden your career opportunities.
Here, you’ll learn from professors with a wide variety of expertise in ethnomusicology, missiology, linguistics, global studies, and more. Faculty members are experienced in their fields and grounded in their Christian faith. Prepare to make an impact around the world, as you gain a solid foundation in technical skills, research, and fieldwork in music and ethnomusicology.
The Liberty University School of Music offers state-of-the-art facilities including a 1,600-seat concert hall, two recital halls, five music theory classrooms, and songwriting, mac, and piano labs. Also, benefit from our on-site recording studio, equipped with beautiful acoustics, advanced music production technology, and unique architecture that leads to a soundproof environment.
Academic Information: B.S. in Music and World Cultures
120 credit hours
Program of Study
Featured Music in World Culture Courses
- Music in World Cultures (MUSC 314)
- Ethnic Music Theory (MUSC 402)
- Ethnic Music Seminar (MUSC 440)
- Ethnic Music Program (MUSC 392)
- Ethnic Ensemble (MUSC 349)
Career Opportunities: Music in World Cultures Graduates
- Cross-cultural worship leader, trainer, or facilitator
- Festival organizer for local arts
- Missionary (specializing in arts contextualization)
- Music researcher or journalist
- Music teacher in other countries
- World arts and cultural exchange facilitator
- Preservation and oral history specialist
- Vernacular media specialist
- Performer or recording artist