Attention New Music Majors:
Music at Kent State University at Stark
Kent State University at Stark offers programs leading to undergraduate degrees for students who seek a high level of professional competence in instrumental, vocal or music technology. Acceptance is by audition for all degree programs. Students can complete 2-3 years of coursework at Kent State Stark before transitioning to the Kent Campus to finish their degree.
The Bachelor of Science in Music Technology can be completed in its entirety at Kent State Stark.
Music Technology at Kent State Stark
Students can complete all requirements for the B.S. in music technology at Kent State Stark.
Other Music Majors - Finish at the Kent Campus
Students can complete 2-3 years of coursework at Kent State Stark before transitioning to the Kent Campus to complete their degree.
Music Minors at Kent State Stark
Students can complete all requirements for the following minors at Kent State Stark.
The audio recording minor is designed to give students a strong foundation in the rapidly developing field of audio recording technologies. Couples with courses in music, the minor provides students with the necessary tools to be successful in studio equipment, techniques and standards.
The music technology minor is designed to give students a strong foundation in the rapidly developing field of music production and audio recording technologies. Coupled with courses in applied music, the minor provides students with the necessary tools to be successful in studio equipment, techniques and standards.
The music minor provides a basic understanding of music literature, theory and performance. Prospective minors must take a theory test and audition in voice or on a traditional orchestral/band instrument before beginning applied study.
The world music minor program provides concentrated study of traditional and popular world music (style, performance, history, cultural associations and related arts). Students of any major can pursue this minor as part of their degree program.
Stark Performing Ensembles
Students experience diverse performing opportunities through involvement in various ensembles:
Contact Faculty Ensemble Directors
Studio Ensemble - Rock / Jazz
for additional information.
Opportunities available to graduates of the School of Music are numerous and varied. Kent State University alumni have outstanding records as classroom teachers, composers, performers and band, orchestra and choral conductors. Others choose careers in music retail, instrument repair, music administration, research, technology, music library work and studio teaching.