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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 for the B.S. in Music and World Cultures

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Music in World Cultures (B.S.)

Admission Requirements

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Music in World Culture Courses You Could Take

  • 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)

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Career Opportunities for Music in World Cultures Graduates

  • Cross-Cultural Worship Leader
  • Music Teacher in Global Context
  • Missionary
  • Music Researcher/Journalist
  • Performer or Recording Artist
  • Vernacular Media Specialist
  • Oral History Preservation
  • World Arts/Cultural Exchange Facilitator
  • Festival Organizer for Local Arts