About the Major
The Music Major has a distinctly contemporary focus. The curricular
streams of performance, musicology, business and production, and education
are offered in a program that encourages students to help create their
music education. Courses are offered in popular music, African-American,
traditional, contemporary and world music, music industry, technology,
composition and song writing.
There are active vocal, instrumental, and music theater ensembles,
including the Gospel Chorus and the Ramapo Chorale, with opportunities
for private instruction and public performance. Music students can
also take full advantage of opportunities provided in radio, film,
new media, web design, recording, theater, communication, and business.
There are many exciting internship opportunities, as well as other
valuable experiential resources.
Students completing this program will receive a B.A. degree. Teacher
Certification for teaching K through 12 is available, as is a minor