Home / University of Florida / Bringing music and science together at UF

Bringing music and science together at UF

By

The University of Florida School of Music is pushing a dual major program to boost the declining music major enrollment. Admissions Director Mutlu Citim-Kepic says this option can appeal to students and their families who don’t think a degree in just music is worth it.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

She says making the push for students is especially important now, with the Governor looking to shift funding to more science and math based majors. Music major Daniel Sepulveda is on the pre-med track, and thinks balance is important in education, but the Governor’s action would contradict that.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About half of music majors are pursuing a dual program, called “Bachelors in Music in combination with an outside field”, often with business or pre-med.

About WUFT News

Contact WUFT News by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

Check Also

Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April. “I was stubborn and I was in denial,” soccer’s most prolific international goal scorer told The Associated Press. “I didn’t want to face the truth.” In “Forward,” her memoir released Sept. 13, 2016, the retired U.S. national team star recounts her career, from the lows of losing her high school championship to the highs of winning the Women’s World Cup last year. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

Gator Alumna Abby Wambach: I Abused Alcohol, Prescription Drugs for Years

Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for …