Music

Degree Plan

A Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a concentration in Music will provide you with a liberal arts education that can equip you with valuable performance, presentation and critical thinking skills; an increased capacity to collaborate with others; and an ability to work well under pressure. Graduates with a music degree work across a range of career fields, including audio engineering, education and music-related entertainment across various forms of media. They have jobs in music studios, schools, business and nonprofit organizations, and media and entertainment agencies. Want to learn more? Request information about the programs that interest you.

Common positions for a graduate in this field include:

  • Accompanist
  • Arts administrator
  • Audio producer
  • Band director
  • Choir director
  • Composer
  • Conductor
  • Disc jockey
  • Educator
  • Film scoring
  • Music critic
  • Music producer
  • Music store owner
  • Performer
  • Session musician
  • Singer
  • Song producer
  • Song writer
  • Sound designer
  • Sound engineer
  • Studio musician
  • Talent agent
  • Vocal coach

The UHV music program can provide you with a background to pursue graduate work in fine arts, which can lead to a junior college or university teaching position. This also can prepare you for graduate work in other fields such as law, linguistics, journalism and communication.

Contact Your Advisor

Candace Boyd is available at the Victoria campus for advising. Advisors help students with 45 or more hours either in person, by phone or by email. Students with fewer than 45 hours should contact a Student Success Coach for assistance. Appointments are required. Call (361) 570-4201 to schedule an appointment.