University of Maryland Eastern Shore Adds Three Bachelor’s Degree Programs

umesjazzThe University of Maryland Eastern Shore, a historically Black institution in Princess Anne, has announced that it will be offering three new bachelor’s degree programs. One of the new programs will be a bachelor’s degree in jazz and popular music. The only other music degree offered at the university is a bachelor’s degree in music education.

The university stated, “Most of the music in the commercial sector is rooted in the jazz and popular music genre. The pursuit of a degree in jazz and popular music would give students the skills to quickly apply their knowledge in one of these arenas.”

The university is also adding two bachelor’s degree programs in business. Students will now be able to major in marketing or finance.

The new degree programs are expected to launch in the Spring 2014 semester.

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