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About the Program

The Culver-Stockton College music program provides students of promise an engagement with artistic expression that reflects the integrity of the human spirit. For over 100 years, the music program has encouraged performers, educators and students to reach for their highest potential. Our music faculty offer a wide range of expertise and specialization and give students the personal attention they deserve. The institution is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Graduates of the department have gone on to distinguished professional careers as educators and performers.

What Makes the Program Distinctive?

This is the primary liberal arts degree in music. Students who seek this degree have interests in performance studies, pedagogy, theory or history or want a solid general background in music. Some students choose to pursue graduate study in music upon completion of the degree. Many students choose to double major with another discipline or add a minor in an area outside of music opening the door to expanded professional opportunities.

Beyond the Classroom

Student-run Clubs: NAfME-C (National Association for Music Education – Collegiate) Music Student Advisory Council
Honor Societies: Sigma Phi Zeta
Professional Experiences: Internships
Travel-Study Courses: Arts Abroad
Awards and Recognition: NASM

After C-SC

Many students with a B.A. in Music attend graduate school for vocal/instrumental performance, musicology and music therapy. Graduates also open their own private studios, hold church music positions and various positions in the music industry.

C-SC Rranked #1 in Missouri as Best College for Employment according to Zippia, Inc.

“Music is a universal language that connects us all in some shape or form. The music faculty at C-SC have helped me to realize how this language works and how it affects others has allowed me to create something beyond myself that has the power to speak to all people.”
–Derek Froman ’20


Can you minor in this program?

Popular second major:
Psychology, Business, Arts Management


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For more information, contact:
Dr. Trent Hollinger
Department Chair of Music
Phone: 573-288-6418

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The mission of Culver-Stockton College is to prepare students of promise for a dynamic world through our distinctive experiential curriculum within a supportive learning community founded upon the best values of faith and the human spirit.

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