Program Educational Objectives
Graduates of Bachelor of Arts in Music are expected to attain the following within 3 to 5 years after graduation:
- Demonstrate specialized knowledge in music theory, exemplary skills in playing various musical instruments, composing vocal and instrumental music, musical arranging and conducting skills
- Become educators, tutors, and performers in the field of music in the Basic and Tertiary Education.
- Promote and partake in researches focused primarily on Cordilleran and Philippine Music.
- Help build the community and promote cultural identity through music.
- Exhibit professional competence, artistry, integrity and leadership in the field of music.
- Pursue lifelong learning by continuously improving expertise and gaining varied musical skills.
A Bachelor of Arts in Music graduate should be able to:
- understand key music education methods and theories and their contribution to music education.
- demonstrate technical skills requisite for artistic self-expression in at least one particular performance area.
- demonstrate ability to work with different educational systems and to establish and maintain constructive relationships with and within diverse social groups.
- demonstrate openness to current developments in the art of music pedagogy and the ability to make independent in-depth evaluations from improving musicianship and teaching skills.
- acquire independent critical thinking by writing substantial papers based on empirical evidence and exhibit music’s conceptual relationships to other fields.
- acquire the skill to analyze music for its objective and subjective qualities.
- knowledge and understanding of how music works;
- ability to recognize sound patterns and apply knowledge on how the patterns work
- ability to perform an expressive and individual interpretation of a broad range of music repertory in different genres from various historical periods and regional cultures particularly Philippine music.
- acquire the ability for collaborative performance