B.M. in Commercial Music - Songwriting
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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 Music that Matters with Our B.M. in Commercial Music – Songwriting Degree

Have you felt a calling to write innovative, inspired music that reflects God’s love and redemption? Do you have a desire to write music for television shows, commercials or other genres? Our Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music – Songwriting degree will equip you with the skills you need to pursue your calling.

Here at Liberty, we believe music should be both artistic and worshipful, and our bachelor’s degree in commercial songwriting will give you the tools you need to achieve both. Our mission is to prepare you to lead with excellence and integrity in the music industry wherever God calls you – as a Christian singer and songwriter or as a writer of production music for television shows.


Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Music Songwriting?

We are committed to providing you with the training you need to succeed in the music industry. As 1 of the top 10 largest schools of music in the nation, we offer a variety of classes and opportunities designed to help you gain experience and share your work with the world. While you are studying with us, you will have opportunities to work with LU Praise, our Liberty Worship Collective, and to develop your own album in our state-of-the-art recording facilities.

Many of our faculty members have earned their degrees from the most prestigious music schools in the nation, and they work to ensure you have the classroom environment you need to develop your own musical style and skills.


What Will You Learn in Our B.M. in Commercial Music – Songwriting Degree Program?

Throughout our bachelor’s in commercial music degree program, you will learn the musical theories and techniques of multiple music genres, along with the fundamentals of recording and producing commercial music. Our Bachelor of Music program is taught from a biblical worldview, allowing you to explore music as both art and worship.

By earning our commercial music bachelor’s degree, you can prepare for your career as a songwriter through hands-on classes, practicums, and internships. These opportunities will help you build the experience you need to stand out.

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Featured Courses

MUSC 200 – Music, Art, Worship, and Culture

MUSC 310 – Principles of Arranging

MUSC 334 – Music Technology II: Sequencing

MUSC 436 – Christian Music Industry Seminar 


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Highlights of Our Bachelor’s of Commercial Music in Songwriting Degree Program

  • We are dedicated to producing graduates of distinction. Our graduates have found careers as musicians playing for stars like Carrie Underwood, well-known Christian singers and songwriters, worship leaders at Harvest Bible Chapel, and conductors leading choir festivals throughout Southeast Asia.
  • Our bachelor’s in commercial music degrees are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
  • Our professors are experienced artists and musicians, and they are dedicated to mentoring you and helping you develop your talents.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG) is our School of Music’s professional music publishing and recording company. This student-run label provides you with the opportunity to publish your work as well as gain experience recording, engineering, and producing music.
  • Our LU Praise choir’s latest album has been nominated for a Dove award.
  • You will have the opportunity to perform with a variety of ensembles through our School of Music.

Our Bachelor’s in Songwriting Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Our B.M. in Commercial Songwriting Graduates

  • Lyricist
  • Production music writer
  • Recording artist
  • Recording studio manager
  • Singer
  • Songwriter

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.