Dec 09, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Musical Arts (B.M.A.)

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Student Learning Outcomes  

75 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours


Students in the Bachelor of Musical Arts degree program must choose a minor. Selection of the minor will be done in consultation with the Faculty Advisor. 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. 

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization

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