Major in Music (B.A.)
From the lecture hall to the concert hall, our music
curriculum allows students to learn and practice in small groups under accomplished
professionals. Coursework is divided into three areas: music history and
theory, instrumental and vocal instruction and performing ensembles. Majors
take individual instruction courses in voice or in their principal instrument
and perform in musical groups on campus and throughout Newport.
Learn more about the music major and curriculum.
Major in Music Education (B.A.S.)
Our music education curriculum is designed to ready
students for Rhode Island teacher certification in grades kindergarten through
12. Although primary coursework focuses on music and secondary education,
students develop a plan of study that also integrates coursework in elementary and
special education. Our graduates enjoy a 100 percent job placement rate and are
sought after for music programs in both public and private schools.
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Major in Theatre Arts (B.A.)
Our theatre arts curriculum provides students with the skills and
techniques necessary for a professional theatrical career and helps them master
the literary background of the theatre. Production work both onstage and
backstage exposes students to genres ranging from classical to musical and allows
them to understand the process of creating theatre, from conception to final
Learn more about
the theatre arts major and curriculum.