Minimum Degree Hours: 122-140 Minimum Major Hours: 51-129
Auditions are required for this major. Students must be admitted to the University of Utah before they can be accepted into the major. Faculty will assign students to specific emphases, based on certain criteria.
A grade of “C” or better is required for all music courses.
Honors in Music
Students seeking an HBA or HBMus in Music must complete:
Performance Studies: Private Lessons and Ensembles
Complete 12 semesters total: 4-8 semesters of Private Lessons, 4-8 semesters of Large Conducted Ensemble, and 0-2 semesters of Chamber Ensemble.
Complete 4-6 semesters. Speak with your academic advisor about which courses are appropriate for you.
Large Conducted Ensemble
Complete 4-8 Semester(s):
Students whose instrument is Piano may complete up to 4 semester of MUSC 4499. Students whose instrument is Guitar may complete up to 4 semesters of MUSC 4495. Students whose instruments are Jazz Guitar, Bass, Drum, and/or Piano may complete up to 4 semesters of MUSC 4475.