We prepare students for graduate school and employment by offering curricula leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Science in Music Education, a Bachelor of Music in Music Composition and Recording Arts, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy.
- Music (B.A.)
- Music Composition & Recording Arts (B.M.)
- Music Education: Instrumental (B.S.)
- Music Education: Choral (B.S.)
- Vocal Performance & Pedagogy (B.M.)
MU 170 : Introduction to Music Technology
An introduction to audio recording technique based on Pro Tools, including survey of popular music software and hardware. Software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, and PowerPoint is included. Assignments include vocal recordings, creating short fi lm soundtracks and practical use of software tools. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
MU 230 : Principles of Teaching Music Education
A basic survey course designed to give the prospective teacher an understanding of the principles of music teaching and learning. The procedures employed will be the organization, motivation, and management of preschool-12 instrumental, vocal/choral, and general music. Opportunities are provided by observing, assisting, conducting, playing, singing, and participating in laboratory activities.
MU 323 : History of African-American Music
A study of the history of African-American music from 1619 through the present day. Focuses upon the socio-historical context in which popular music, folk music, classical music, and religious music evolved. Topics include the spiritual, blues, gospel, jazz, rhythm and blues, and contemporary music, as well as women in music. Open to non-music majors. No technical knowledge required. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite: EN 112
To our Students, Faculty, and Staff, Due to the current and ongoing challenges with WiFi access on campus, the IT Department has begun implementing alternative resources outside of the existing network. These resources will provide greater internet access to support...
Recently some have asserted on social media that the University has misrepresented the 2018 court case, OU vs. OUAA. Rather than enter into dispute, the University is making available Federal Judge Madeline Haikala’s 59-page decision in favor of Oakwood University,...
To our Oakwood Family, Friends, and Supporters: The 40-member Oakwood University Board of Trustees held an eight-hour working session on Monday, October 16th. They reviewed reports, institutional progress, and rumors surrounding the financial state of the University...
BA in Music: Harp Performance