Jordan College of the Arts

Musical Arts


| Bachelor of Music Arts

The Bachelor of Musical Arts degree is perfect for music students who want to emphasize in a variety of subjects, ranging from jazz studies, composition, music history, music theory, music performance, or piano pedagogy. This program allows for more flexibility in course load while still providing opportunities for performance, experiential learning, and mentorship with exceptional faculty.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • AM021, Keyboard Skills
  • MT101, Music Theory
  • MH308, Music in Global Contexts
  • ME330, Self-Representation for Music
  • MH305, Music History & Literature
  • MT311, Basic Conducting

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

  • Jazz Studies
  • Music Composition
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Performance
  • Piano Pedagogy

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Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.

True innovation in arts education comes from a combination of a liberal arts foundation, personal attention from renowned practicing artists, and opportunities for performance, internships, and community outreach. 

Jordan College of the Arts (JCA) students are challenged from their first days on campus to embrace their individuality and learn their art. Add collaborative partnerships and personalized experiences and students are primed to practice and create their best work. 

Through it all, we create the new artist-citizen. Those who will inspire the evolution of the arts—making our communities, economies, culture, and people better for it.