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Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Music
The B.A. is the traditional academic undergraduate degree in the liberal arts. The major in music is designed both as a preparation for advanced study in music and as a strong foundation for most occupations in the wider music industry.  There is a clear emphasis on academic qualification, but there is room also for enhanced performance activity. 

B.A. in Music  Degree Requirements (doc)

Bachelor of Music Education
The B.M.E. is a professional program leading to comprehensive certification in music in the Georgia Public School System.  It is designed to make its graduates highly competitive in the search for teaching careers in the state of Georgia.  The course work is in line with basic requirements for certification in other states as well.  The program is currently divided into 3 tracks – Elementary Music, Choral Music, and Instrumental Music.

B.M.E. in Elementary Music - Degree Requirements  (pdf)
B.M.E. in Choral Music - Degree Requirements (pdf)

B.M.E. in Instrumental Music - Degree Requirements  (pdf)

Recommended Program of Study: (course sequences may change depending on availability)   

B.A. in Music Program of Study (doc)

B.M.E. in Elementary Music - Program of Study (pdf)
B.M.E. in Choral Music - Program of Study (pdf)

B.M.E. in Instrumental Music - Program of Study (pdf)

Post Baccalaureate/Non-degree -  If you have an undergraduate degree in music from an accredited college or university and you would like to apply for initial certification in order to teach in Georgia, you may be accepted for initial certification without receiving another degree.  In order to apply, please follow these steps:

1.  Contact the Music Education Coordinator, Dr. Patti Tolbert,  at Georgia College: or 478-445-4966.

2.  Have an official transcript sent to the Music Education Coordinator who will create a contract with the courses and other requirements needed for certification.

3. Sign and return the contract to the Music Education Coordinator.

4.  Submit an undergraduate application ( Check "post-baccalaureate" as the degree type.  Please call the Office of Admissions for more information on this degree type: 478-445-2774.

5. Pay the application fee.

6.  Submit a transcript from the degree granting institution.  You do not have to send transcripts from all schools that you attended, but only the one that posted your degree. 

When you are accepted by the university, you may register for classes.  Please see the Registrar's website for information about submission and registration deadlines.

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