Academics

Academics

Academics

The Department of Music at Rowan University is a vibrant, creative community of performers, scholars, and educators that prepares students to be leaders in the music profession. Rowan's music programs enrich the lives of all students by offering courses and performances designed to inform, enlighten and elevate their creative sensibilities which, additionally, serve the broader community through performances, scholarship, and artistic offerings that inspire and touch the souls of its citizens.

Undergraduate Music Programs
Dr. Robert Rawlins, Chairperson, Department of Music

Composition
Education
Jazz Studies
Liberal Studies
Music Industry
Performance

Program Guides (for students entering Fall 2018 or later)
Bachelor of Music in Performance: Instrumental/Vocal
Bachelor of Music in Composition (Sample Course Sequence)
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies (Sample Course Sequence)
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Bachelor of Music in Music Education: Instrumental/Vocal/Jazz (Sample Course Sequences for Instrumental/Vocal/Jazz)
Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy 
Bachelor of Science in Music Industry (Sample Course Sequence)

Music Minor (M005)

Program Guides (for students who entered before Fall 2018)
Bachelor of Music in Performance - Vocal 
Bachelor of Music in Performance - Instrumental 
Bachelor of Music in Composition
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies 
Bachelor of Arts in Music 
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Jazz)
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Vocal)
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Instrumental)
Bachelor of Science in Music Industry 

Graduate Music Programs
Veda Zuponcic, Coordinator, Master of Music Program

Composition
Jazz Studies
Performance

The MM Program at Rowan University consists of five specializations: Keyboard Performance, Instrumental Performance, Voice Performance, Composition, and Jazz Studies. Students take a core curriculum and other course work in the area of specialization to total between 30 and 38 credits.

Prospective students are expected to have completed a Bachelor of Music Degree. Candidates with degrees in other disciplines must demonstrate technical and artistic excellence in their area of specialization. Proficiency examinations in theory and music history are administered each fall.

To schedule an audition, students must complete the Department of Music Audition Application form, complete and submit an application to the Global Learning & Partnerships, submit a resume of educational and professional experiences, and provide two letters of recommendation. To schedule an interview/audition: contact Professor Veda Zuponcic, Graduate Program Coordinator at zuponcic@rowan.edu. Auditions will be granted following application to the university. If you would like to perform a work on your audition not listed in the M.M. audition requirements, please let Professor Zuponcic know of your choice.

PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL STUDENTS:

  • Foreign students: A minimum TOEFL score of 550
  • Theory: equivalent to completion of two (2) years of college level theory
  • Music History: Proficiency Examination comprising music from antiquity through the 20th century.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate Course Catalog
Graduate Course Catalog