Program Learning Outcomes - Music

The Fort Lewis College Music Department produces outstanding musicians, compassionate individuals, and engaged citizens. Whether music is their chosen field or a secondary passion, our students find their best possible musical selves, learn to think critically about music, and demonstrate these abilities on campus and in their community.

Musical Mastery

  • Students will perform with technical proficiency (performance majors: advanced technical proficiency) on their major instrument.
  • Students will demonstrate musicianship skills at a level supporting careers in music teaching, music business, and/or performance.

Examining Musical Practices

  • Students will analyze, create, and communicate about music of a variety of cultural and historical contexts at a level supporting careers in music teaching, music business, and/or performance.

Community Engagement

  1. Students will use public music-making as a means for engaging communities and creating cultural awareness.

Professionalism

  • Students will generate professional materials appropriate for developing careers in music teaching, music business, and/or performance.
  • Students will apply consistently the core principles of respect, responsibility, and accountability.

Effective Pedagogy (K-12 Education Only)

  • Students will apply pedagogies and techniques specific to teaching general music, choral music, and/or instrumental music effectively in K-12 settings.

Become a Music Major:

Admission Form/Procedures to becoming a Music Major or a Music Minor at Fort Lewis College.