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Degree Plan

A Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is a comprehensive liberal arts degree with a strong concentration in music and an emphasis on academic coursework. Students completing this degree may pursue careers in music or in other fields. They would also be well prepared for graduate study. Bachelor of Arts in Music coursework gives students a strong background in music in addition to university core and liberal arts requirements. Coursework includes applied lessons, music theory, music history and upper-level electives. Students gain performance experience in marching band, wind ensemble, jazz band, orchestra, choir and opera, in addition to small ensemble and solo performance opportunities.



A Bachelor of Arts in Music can provide job opportunities in areas such as education, performance, composing/arranging, conducting, communications, etc. Employers available for alumni of the BA in Music include elementary & secondary schools, radio and television stations, record companies, symphonies, choirs, etc. More information regarding job titles, salary information of Cougar Alumni as well as national salary information can be found at Cougar Careers. For assistance in career planning and development, please visit University Career Services.

Contact Information

Moore’s School of Music
120 School of Music Building
Houston, TX 77204
Phone: 713-743-3009

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