Regardless of your musical interests - traditional, jazz, classical, contemporary, experimental - Music at USD gives you excellent preparation in both performance and scholarship.
Our graduates go on to teach, conduct, compose, perform and shape music education through curriculum development. You'll find them behind the baton on the marching field or behind the microphone at center stage.
All music performance majors must be registered for credit for a major ensemble every semester of their course study, excluding the student teaching semester.
All music majors must:
Students in the Bachelor of Musical Arts degree program must choose a minor. Students must choose a multi-disciplinary or interdisciplinary minor of 18 credit hours.