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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Arts degree in music is offered to students wishing to pursue a program that places great emphasis on the liberal arts, but with a strong concentration in the field of music. In addition to the college requirements for the Bachelor of Arts, a minimum of 50 semester hours in music is required.

Course Requirements

Applied music (instrument or voice) four semesters Credit Hours: 8.0
MUSI 1160 - Group Piano I Credit Hours: 1.0
MUSI 1161 - Group Piano II Credit Hours: 1.0
MUSI 1170 - Aural Skills I Credit Hours: 1.0
MUSI 1171 - Aural Skills II Credit Hours: 1.0
MUSI 2170 - Aural Skills III Credit Hours: 1.0
MUSI 2171 - Aural Skills IV Credit Hours: 1.0
MUSI 1310 - Theory I Credit Hours: 3.0
MUSI 1311 - Theory II Credit Hours: 3.0
MUSI 2210 - Theory III Credit Hours: 2.0
MUSI 2214 - Techniques of Music Since 1900 Credit Hours: 2.0
MUSI 2361 - Music and Culture Credit Hours: 3.0
MUSI 2362 - History of Music I Credit Hours: 3.0
MUSI 3363 - History of Music II Credit Hours: 3.0
MUSI 3364 - History of Music III Credit Hours: 3.0
Large or small ensemble - two semesters Credit Hours: 2.0
Advanced theory elective Credit Hours: 3.0
Advanced music history/literature elective Credit Hours: 3.0
Approved Advanced Electives Credit Hours: 6.0

Total 50

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$25,831.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, June 2022

Venue

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

402 Agnes Arnold Hall,

HOUSTON,

Texas,

77204, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have secondary school or high-school academic records.

For international students

Applicants should have secondary school or high-school academic records.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

IELTS Overall: 6.5; TOEFL (iBT): 79; TOEFL (PBT): 550.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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