Feb 28, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Performance: Voice, B.M.


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The Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance prepares well-rounded singers who will be both technically proficient and artistically expressive with a broad understanding of solo and ensemble styles in areas including opera, art song, musical theatre, jazz, and choral music. Students will learn to discover and create their individual voices in the pursuit of a career in the vocal arts.

SMU Degree Requirements

An SMU undergraduate degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and must include completion of the University’s Common Curriculum , one major and a combination of electives and/or other majors or minors. Completion of certain majors requires more than 120 hours to finish the degree. The credit hours within this curriculum are distributed as follows:

Requirements for the Major


Core Courses


Private Study (16 Credit Hours)


Ensemble (8 Credit Hours)


Lyric Theatre (7 Credit Hours)


Vocal Coaching (4 Credit Hours)


MUTH Elective (3 Credit Hours)


At the 3000 level or above

MUHI Elective (3 Credit Hours)


At the 4000 level or above

Music/AMAE Electives (5 Credit Hours)


Total for the Major Only: 86 Credit Hours


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