The Department of Applied Music and Performance provides degrees in performance and conducting and offers all of the private lessons and ensembles for all music majors. Lessons and ensembles are also available to all Syracuse University Students. The department is comprised of areas based on instrument families and ensembles and offers minors in Jazz Studies, Performance, and Private Music Study.
The Department of Music Composition, Theory, and History provides degrees in composition and offers courses in music theory, composition, computer music, and music history courses for music majors and Syracuse University students.
The Department of Music and Entertainment Industries provides both music and non-music degree programs in music industry and offers courses and minors in music industry for all music majors and other qualified Syracuse University students.