The School of Arts & Humanities offers many ways for students to explore and expand their musical talent, whether they are seeking a Music Minor, a Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts with a Music Concentration, or Music Electives. Courses are offered at a variety of levels and interests. Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced instruction is offered in voice, piano, and guitar. Ensembles are available for voice, guitar, strings, winds, percussion, mixed chamber groups and orchestra. Students also choose from topics in music theory, music history/literature and composition/digital music.
About the Music Minor
The Music Minor adds an artistic enhancement to a degree in business or the sciences at UT Dallas. The requirements for the Minor (18 hours) are a combination of music theory, music history, digital music, music training (instrumental or vocal) and/or performance in student recitals and/or ensembles. Your academic advisor will help you add a minor to your degree plan.
About the BA in Visual and Performing Arts with Music Concentration
Students pursuing the BA in Visual and Performing Arts may choose music as their Concentration. Studies include vocal or instrumental instruction, classes in music theory, music history/literature, music technology and entrepreneurship, writing about music and participation in ensembles or other musical collaborations. Students also complete a Senior Project.
All 1000 and 2000 Music Courses are open to any student, with no prerequisites. Some 3000 and 4000 courses require audition or permission of instructor. Contact the professor for an appointment or e-mail any questions.
The Graduate Program in the Humanities (MA, PhD) fosters integrated study and practice of the arts, literature, history and philosophy. Music may be an emphasis of the Aesthetic Studies track. See Master of Arts in Humanities Major in Aesthetic Studies for more information.