Music History and Literature Major
You don't have to perform or write music to have a true passion for it. Find a career in music that you didn't even know existed through our Music History and Literature program.
What You'll Study
Combining theory and practice, you will immerse yourself in a program full of history. Designed to give you a solid understanding behind the history of music and literary frameworks, the coursework prepares you for a career as a music historian, college professor or music librarian.
The faculty and staff in the Dana School of Music are dedicated to your musical growth. As a freshman, you will take a proficiency exam to test your level of theory understanding. From there, courses, recitals and ensembles will help you build a well-rounded education from one of the oldest and most well known music schools in the country.