Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Music


George Ruckert
Patricia Tang
Evan Ziporyn




Program Description

The Music program provides a challenging, rewarding undergraduate musical education for students at every level of preparation and talent. At MIT it is possible to major, double major, minor or concentrate in Music. Academic credit can be obtained in the fields of Performance, Theory/Composition, Music History/Literature and World Music. 

Additional Resources

World Music offerings include topical courses and African, Indonesian and Indian performing ensembles, including: 

Gamelan Galak Tika , MIT's Balinese gamelan ensemble 

Rambax, MIT's Sengalese drumming group  

Consortia and Cross-Registration

Cross-registration information for graduate students is available online.