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B.A. in Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music combines conservatory-level music experiences with a strong liberal arts education to prepare students for success in the 21st century. Twenty-seven percent of this degree program is elective credits, facilitating completion of double and triple majors or a broad array of minors within four years of study. B.A. students may complete Pre-Med, Pre-Law, Engineering, Business, Computer Science or other programs in conjunction with a well-rounded music degree.

Students intending to major in music must perform an audition on their principal instrument (includes Voice) as outlined in the Required Undergraduate Audition Repertoire section of this website, and complete a theory and aural skills examination.

View additional information on undergraduate admissions and auditions.

B.A. in Music degree requirements.

Areas of Study



Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Creative Computation


Film and Media Arts



About the Division of Music

Undergraduate Studies


B.A. in Music

B.M. in Performance

B.M. in Composition

B.M. in Music Therapy

B.M. in Music Education (Teacher Certification)

Dual Degree in Performance and Music Education

Minor in Music

Music Minor in Songwriting

Minor In Musical Theatre

Minor in the History of Visual and Performing Arts

Graduate Studies

Classes (See Catalog)




Faculty and Staff

Faculty Travel Request Form

Visiting Artist Request Form

Student Resources

Student Internships & Collaborations

MuSci Lab

Meadows Artist Bridge

Dallas Resources

Peak Fellowship Ensemble-in-Residence

SMU Meadows Licensed Music Rights

Workshops and Special Programs

Opportunities for Non-Music Majors