B.M. In Commercial Music Film Scoring
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 18, 2021
Accreditation
NASM

Create the Next Epic Film Score with a Degree in Commercial Music: Film Scoring

You’re watching your favorite movie and at that critical part in the film, you’re filled with suspense, you explode in laughter, or you start sobbing. What is it that’s making you feel this way—giving you this emotional and physiological reaction to what’s happening on screen? It’s the music—the film score.

You understand that the right music played at the perfect moment in a film is what makes a movie great and allows you to feel the intended intensity. Are you excited about the idea of being the person who creates the score for a movie that ignites those feelings in others? If you’re saying “yes,” then Liberty University’s Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music: Film Scoring (Film and Media) degree may be the right fit for you!

Whether you want to be a conductor or composer, music director or supervisor, sound designer, or even a music licenser for films, this degree will prepare you for success. So don’t wait any longer! The film industry is ready for people like you who have passion, raw talent, and a world-class education. We’re going to partner with you to make sure you’re prepared with the knowledge and experience you need to excel in this field.


Why Choose Liberty’s Commercial Music: Film Scoring Degree?

You’ll find that there are endless reasons to choose Liberty University to pursue your music degree. Our School of Music is one of the largest music schools in the nation. We have our very own on-campus recording and producing studio. Our program is accredited through the National Association of Schools of Music.

Our professors are professionals in the field of music. They have years of experience composing, conducting, songwriting, teaching, and more. They’ve received degrees from some of the most prestigious schools in the nation, and they’re excited about the opportunity to teach you—the next generation of musicians and leaders—while they mentor, guide, and support you throughout your academic journey with us.

Throughout this degree program, you’ll get hands-on experience both inside and outside the classroom. You’ll learn to use music composition software, as well as how to produce and record music. Additionally, you’ll participate in a required practicum and internship, both of which prepare you to join the music industry upon graduation.


What Will You Learn in Our Commercial Music: Film Scoring Degree?

The commercial music industry is rewarding and challenging, so that is why we’ve designed our curriculum to match the intensity of the profession. You will receive the practical knowledge and experience you need throughout your degree pursuit to be successful in the field of film scoring.

Throughout our commercial music degree, you’ll study topics like harmonic practices, musicianship, commercial music theory, music and audio production, music technology notation, and more.

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Featured Courses

MUSC 105 – Harmonic Practices and Theory I

MUSC 218 – Fundamentals of Music Production and Audio

MUSC 360 – Commercial Improvisation Techniques

MUSC 372 – Entrepreneurship in the Christian Music Community


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Highlights of Our Commercial Music: Film Scoring Degree

  • Access to 45 full-time faculty members with degrees from some of the most prestigious music schools in the nation.
  • Our music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
  • Our Center for Music Education and Performance is housed in a 141,000-square-foot building.
  • Our Center for Worship has been voted “Best of the Best in Higher Education” six years in a row by Worship Leader Magazine.
  • We are designated an “All-Steinway” school.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG) is our very own on-campus recording studio and professional music publishing and recording company.
  • Our alumni have gone on to become Dove-award winning Christian artists and songwriters
  • All coursework is market-driven and focuses on developing your skills for the current industry

Commercial Music: Film Scoring Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Commercial Music: Film Scoring Graduates

  • Film composer
  • Music director or supervisor for films
  • Music licenser
  • Sound designer

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.