MUSI 2185 X3XX
MUSI 2325 MUSI 2104
MUSI 2180 POLS 2311
MUSI 2186 X3XX
MUSI 2326 POLS 2312
MUSI 2181 MUSI 22XX
MUSI 4211 HIST 1312
MUSI 4214 LIST 4343
MUSI 4117 MUSI 0174
MUSI 4301 MUSI 2103
MUSI 4101 MATH 1301
MUSI 1185 MUSI 01XX
MUSI 1325 ENGL 1301
MUSI 1180 UNIV 1131
MUSI 3300 X3XX
MUSI 3103 MUSI 2101
MUSI 32XX SCIE 13XX
MUSI 3301 MUSI 2102
MUSI 32XX SCIE 13XX
MUSI 3101 COMS 1301
MUSI 1186 MATH 1308
MUSI 1326 MUSI 01XX
MUSI 1181 MUSI 2112
MUSI 4316 HIST 1311
MUSI 3211 MUSI 01XX
MUSI 3214 MUSI 3394
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS
Beginning the Journey
Trailblazing the Path
Be Bold. Be Ambitious. Set Yourself Apart.
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.
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.
*You can ask your freshman advisor about what these requirements are
Global Mavericks Program ∙
International Week ∙
Language Exchange Program
Work toward completing your Music Core and Academic Core classes and moving into classes specific to your major.
Complete requirements for application to the College of Education prior to student teaching, and apply.
Complete your private lessons; schedule and present your Senior Recital.
Meet with your advisor to declare your major.
Fraternity & Sorority Life
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.
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
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.
Keep in touch with other students and friends in your major and encourage them with your student
Continue to attend on-campus concerts and events as you are able, and engage with current students in your major as they work toward their senior year.
Alternative Break Trips
Service Learning Courses
Service Learning Showcase
All Majors Job Fair
Federal Work Study ∙
Apply Classroom Knowledge Outside
Prepare for Graduate School
Set Yourself Apart from Your Peers
Complete your student teaching assignment and final degree coursework.
Apply to graduate.
Meet with Career Services for interview skills and resume preparation.
Contact the Music Department and College of Education for information about graduate programs in your area of interest.
Attend an alumni networking event.
Attend TMEA or other professional association events.
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.