Bachelor Of Science In Music Vocal
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
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Aug 19, 2024

Train for Careers in the Music Industry with Our B.S. in Music Vocal Degree

Nothing inspires the soul like music does. Our Bachelor of Science in Music Vocal degree provides the training and experience you need to further the eternal impact of your vocal performances and career goals. In our B.S. in Music Vocal program, you will work one on one with our respected faculty members to enhance your vocal performance skills – applying what you learn to your ensemble performances. Taught from a biblical worldview, our music bachelor’s degree program demonstrates the integration of worship and truth with all music genres, preparing you to lead as a Champion for Christ wherever God calls you to in the music industry.

Our bachelor’s degree in music with a vocal performance focus also offers the opportunity to take elective classes in fields related to your career goals, allowing you to explore the impact you can make through music in your community and beyond.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Music Vocal Degree?

At Liberty, we are committed to providing you with the training you need to succeed in any career you choose in the music industry. As one of the top ten largest schools of music in the nation, we offer a variety of classes and performance opportunities from opera workshops to our Chamber Singers ensemble. Our classrooms, rehearsal and recording spaces, as well as our performance facilities, are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, all of which you have access to use throughout your time studying with us.  

In our bachelor’s degree in music program, you will learn from distinguished musicians who have earned their degrees from some of the most prestigious music schools in the country and around the world. They will teach, mentor, and guide you as you complete your degree.

What Will You Learn in Our Music and Voice Bachelor’s Degree Program?

Throughout our bachelor’s degree in music, you will study harmonic theory, musicianship, and music technology. You will also have the opportunity to work one-on-one with an instructor throughout your program to increase your vocal technique and performance skills. We have many ensembles in our School of Music that provide the experience you need for future career pursuits.

With this degree, you have the opportunity to include 15-29 credit hours in an elective discipline, including instrumental or choral techniques, theatre, business, or commercial music courses. In addition to voice training, you can study an additional instrument so that you are prepared for a variety of teaching, performing, and conducting careers.

View our B.S. in Music Vocal Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

MUSC 316 – Choral Conducting

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Basic conducting techniques
  • Musical interpretation
  • Ensemble management
  • Rehearsal techniques

MUSC 330 – Music Technology 1: Notation

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • The innovations of computer technology in the music field
  • How to use music notation software
  • How to sequence, sort, and retrieve data from a file to print music

MUSC 393 – Vocal Diction

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • English, Italian, German, and French pronunciation
  • How to apply enunciation and articulation to vocal texts in both English and foreign languages
  • How to use the International Phonetic Alphabet

MUSC 408 – Vocal Pedagogy

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • The physiology behind vocal performance
  • Methods of voice training
  • Techniques to develop proper posture, breathing, phonation, resonance, and articulation
  • How to provide guidance for artistic interpretation of standard vocal literature
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Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our B.S. in Music Vocal Degree Program

  • We are dedicated to producing graduates of distinction, and 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 LU Praise choir has performed for the President of the United States and as one of the three choirs chosen to represent the American Choral Directors Association in China.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG) is our School of Music’s professional music publishing and recording company, and this student-run label provides students, staff, and faculty with the opportunity to publish their work.
  • Participate in one of our School of Music ensembles that draw on folk and bluegrass, a cappella, and Latino styles.

Our Bachelor’s in Music Vocal Degree Program Information

Career Opportunities for Our B.S. in Music Vocal Graduates

  • Choral conductor
  • Opera singer
  • Professional recitalist
  • Professional voice teacher
  • Recording artist

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)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

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