MUSI 1185 UNIV 1131
MUSI 0128, MUSI 01XX
MUSI 01XX, MUSI 0128
MUSI 2185 MUSI 01XX
MUSI 2186 MUSI 01XX
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS
Beginning the Journey
Trailblazing the Path
Be Bold. Be Ambitious. Set Yourself Apart.
*You can ask your freshman advisor about what these requirements are
Global Mavericks Program ∙
International Week ∙
Language Exchange Program
Meet with Career Services for interview skills and resume preparation.
Contact the Music Department for information about graduate programs in your area of interest.
Attend an alumni networking event.
Attend professional association events.
Join one of the music honor societies and fully participate in their activities and projects.
Speak with your area coordinators about additional career related service opportunities.
Contact the Center for Service Learning for
Familiarize yourself with the Suggested Course Sequence and other items on the Student Resources page on the Music Department website.
Focus on your core music courses, such as Private Lessons and Studio, Ensembles, Theory, Sight Singing and Ear Training, Functional Piano, and Methods classes.
Meet with your advisor to make sure you are on track to begin pre-professional courses.
Complete your degree coursework.
Apply to graduate.
Fraternity & Sorority Life
Enhance your music education experience by attending master classes, student and staff recitals, ensemble performances, and musical theater productions.
Investigate one of the many Music Department honor societies and explore requirements for joining.
Participate in various fundraising and outreach activities sponsored by music honor societies, even prior to joining.
Attend the concerts and recitals of other music and musical theater students.
Continue to attend on-campus concerts and events as you are able, and engage with current students in your major as they work towards their senior year.
Apply to work for, and with, the Music Department event staff to gain an understanding of the behind-the-scenes work of providing music events.
Seek out opportunities to provide music tutoring and private lessons in area schools. These are often posted in the music lobby hallway.
Seek out opportunities to participate in community ensembles. These are often posted in the music lobby hallway.
Alternative Break Trips
Service Learning Courses
Service Learning Showcase
Work toward completing your Music Core and Academic Core classes and moving into classes specific to y
Complete your private lessons; schedule and present your Senior Recital.
Meet with your advisor to declare your major.
All Majors Job Fair
Federal Work Study ∙
Apply Classroom Knowledge Outside
Prepare for Graduate School
Set Yourself Apart from Your Peers
Take on a leadership role in one of the music honor societies.
Enroll in an advanced theory class, or take elective lessons once required lessons are completed.
Audition for a community-based scholarship.
Explore workforce skill development through on and off-campus activities.
Engage with the UTA Lockheed Martin Career Development Center at uta.edu/careers.
Meet with a career consultant.
Network with employers.
Discover internships and co-ops.
Apply for on-campus employment.
Join Handshake, our career services platform.
Participate in career development programs.
In addition, music education majors are required to complete student teaching, Music Business, Audio Production; Music Industries Studies majors must complete internships; and all degrees except music industries must pass a Theory Proficiency Exam and participate in a Senior Recital.
Ability to Hear and Recognize Tonal Structures
Discerning Eye and Ear for Compositional Themes and Performance Quality
Excellence in Their Chosen Instrument
Highly Developed Motor Coordination
Persistence and Harmonic Balance, Rhythm, and Tempo
Poise and Self-Confidence
Strong Foundations in Music Theory
Working Harmoniously With Others
Music ed: teaching elementary through high school
Music industries: producing and promoting own work and work
Owning and operating a music production and promotion business
Performance: local and professional music groups/ choruses/ symphonies/ bands/ radio
Teaching private lessons
Television production assistant
Working sound boards at events
What career options do I have with this major?
Creativity/Ingenuity: Synthesizes existing ideas and concepts in innovative and creative ways to develop new ways of thinking or working and engages in divergent thinking and
Leadership: Takes initiative, demonstrates effective decision making and informed risk-taking, and motivates and encourages participation from others to work toward a shared vision.
Professionalism: Display effective work habits, high integrity, and ethical behavior. Possess the ability to demonstrate skills confidently and apply talents to achieve professional success.
Visit uta.edu/student-success/major_maps for the latest version of this major map.