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Music: Music Studies


Ramapo College Office of Admissions

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About Music: Music Studies

Wish you could learn more about the musical life of people, music in society, music journalism, and music-related research?

Music Studies is a broad-based liberal arts music concentration and is the more interpretive disciplines of music, the craft of writing about music, and preparation for graduate studies.

Classes you can take:

Basic Music Recording, Song Writing, Business of Music, Technique for Singers, Technique for Guitar, Music Performance, Musical Improvisation, Gospel Chorus, and Musical Theater Workshop

See Full Program Requirements

Career Opportunities

The concentration is designed for students with wide interests in the field who may also have music-related interdisciplinary goals such as musicology, ethnomusicology, cultural studies, music journalism, and media among other areas.

Hands-On Learning

The Music major begins with foundational studies in three areas:

  • Musicianship
  • Music History and Culture
  • Musical Technologies and Media

Ramapo music majors have had co-ops through Missing Piece Group, Pangaia Partners, Relix Magazine, Sony Music – RCA Records, The Aquarian and Warner Music-Group-Alternative Distribution Alliance.