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Applied Music


Fine-Tuning Your Skills

Applied Music focuses on musical instrumental or vocal performance, instead of concentrating on musical theory.

For students interested in taking their music performance skills to the next level, the Applied Music minor is designed to educate you further in the instrument of your choice, support a major, and continue pursuing a passion for music. You’ll develop skills and learn techniques to improve your performance as a vocalist or instrumentalist. Applied music courses focus on music techniques and methods, theory, and pedagogy.

The Applied Music Minor is available to all non-music majors.

Get on track for these careers

  • Audio Production
  • Band Director
  • Arranger
  • Conductor
  • Film Scoring
  • Event Production
  • Music Therapist
  • Sound Designer
  • Song Writer
  • Coaching/Instructor

Applied Music Curriculum & Degree Options

Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog.

Liberal Arts Foundational Core

A Taylor liberal arts education will prepare you to live and work in a fast-changing world. It also goes a step further: laying a strong spiritual foundation that cultivates wisdom. You’ll become a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God’s creation.

View Foundational Core Curriculum.

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