Majors, Minors, & Programs
Since its founding, Westminster Choir College has made a unique contribution to the world of music because of its strong emphasis on voice training. At the graduate level, more students pursue voice study than any other major on campus. A strong and unique double emphasis in voice pedagogy and performance prepares our graduates to find success on the operatic and concert stages of the world, in studio and classroom teaching positions at prominent schools, universities, and churches, and in thriving private voice studios.
Since its founding, Westminster Choir College has made a unique contribution to the world of music because of its emphasis upon vocal training. All undergraduates are required to study voice in order to become well grounded in the fundamentals of singing. Many graduate students also study voice as a major, primary, or elective.
Designing and implementing Web pages and interactive media, as well as learning the secrets of effective print design and production, are the focuses of Rider's Multimedia major. Students learn about design and visual-communication theory and create portfolios and Web-based interactive resumes. In the capstone course, students work with real clients to create a Web presence.
Departmental Core (21 credits)