Discover the power of music to communicate the human experience, express emotions and connect cultures worldwide.
Music is a universal language that connects people across cultures and expresses the human experience. A major or minor in music from UND gives you the power to pursue your passions wherever they lead.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
- 120 (major)
Why Study Music at UND?
The B.A. in music combines a deep dive into music theory, history and performance with a rich experience in the liberal arts. Along with your music courses, you'll expand your horizons with electives in another discipline, such as history, art, mathematics, German or French.
Our Hughes Fine Arts Center boasts all the facilities you need for an exceptional musical experience, including:
- Private practice rooms
- Specially designed rehearsal halls
- Keyboard labs
- A 200-seat recital hall
- A music library
All music majors are invited to participate in ensembles ranging from chamber ensembles to choir to orchestra and band. Our ensembles have performed recently in China, Japan and Brazil, and at the prestigious Western International Band Clinic.
Accreditation by NASM
All UND music degrees are accredited by NASM, the National Association of Schools of Music.