Students in the Bachelor of Musical Arts degree program must choose a minor. Selection of the minor will be done in consultation with the Music Department Chair. Students must choose a multi-disciplinary or interdisciplinary minor of 18 credit hours.
**Major Ensemble: All music majors must be registered for credit for a major ensemble every semester of their course study, excluding the student teaching semester.
Four-Year Program Guides and Costs
USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in 4 years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan.