A unique approach to music education that integrates professional music training with exposure to science, media, and engineering.
The B.S. in Music at Rensselaer prepares musicians for a wide variety of careers in creative professions by combining depth in music with breadth in the sciences, media, and engineering.
With fluency in the arts as well as in other disciplines, students develop the skills and perspectives needed to succeed as musicians.
Students who graduate from this program will have:
- The ability to evaluate musical works in relation to style, period, and social context.
- The ability to effectively discuss and critique one’s own work and the work of others.
- Proficiency integrating technologies appropriate to creative practice.
Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in creative professions, such as performance and composition, composition and audio engineering, musical instrument design, musical app development, and musical social media network design.