The University of St. Thomas


Majors and Minors

Majors and Minors

Programs of Study

Recognized for academic and artistic excellence, the Department of Music at the University of St. Thomas offers a variety of programs to suit your academic and career goals.  All programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.


Music (B.A.)
Music Business (B.A.)
Liturgical Music (B.A.)
Music Education (B.M.)
Music Performance (B.M.)

Music Composition
Popular Music
Recording Arts

Keyboard Studies Program
Guitar Studies Program

The Core Curriculum
In addition to fulfilling the major curriculum, all bachelor degrees awarded by the University of St. Thomas shall meet the core curriculum requirements of the undergraduate program.  The core curriculum is organized into nine curricular areas and two competency requirements.

  • Literature and Writing - 8 credits
  • Moral and Philosophical Reasoning - 8 credits
  • Natural Science and Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning - 12 credits
  • Faith and the Catholic Tradition - 12 credits
  • Social Analysis - 4 credits
  • Historical Studies - 4 credits
  • Fine Arts - 4 credits
  • Language and Culture - 12 credits
  • Human Diversity - 4 credits

For detailed core curriculum requirements, please refer to the University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Catalog