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Bachelor of Music - String

Bachelor of Music (BM) with String Emphasis

A Bachelor of Music with a string emphasis will help prepare students to teach violin, viola, cello, and bass in a school orchestra or in private lessons. Students will develop performance skills on stringed instruments, as well as teaching techniques for each string instrument. Like the general B.M. degree, this plan of student will challenge students through instruction and give students opportunities that will prepare them for a career in music.

Careers for Bachelor of Music with String Emphasis

You can do a lot with a music degree. Our students are well prepared for job opportunities, including:

  • Conductor
  • Orchestra director
  • Music teacher
  • Private music coach
  • Music therapist

Degree Requirements

  • The minimum total credits for a B.M. with String emphasis is 127.
  • At least 30 semester credit hours must be taken at UT Permian Basin.
  • All required and elective courses must be completed with a grade of “C-“ or better.

Bachelor of Music—String Emphasis

  • Students are required to complete 54 semester credit hours of music core courses.
  • A minor is not required for this degree plan.
  • String specific classes include: MUEN 1171, MUEN 3103, MUEN 3105, MUEN 3107, MUEN 3109, MUEN 3111, MUEN 3113, MUSI 3221, MUSI 3231.

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