Music, B.S. | LSU Majors

Music, B.M.

You want to perform music, to share your passion with others.

About Music, B.M.

The Bachelor of Music prepares you for a career as a professional musician or composer. It also serves as the gateway to graduate-level studies in music.

Concentrations Available

  • Brass
  • Composition
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Piano Performance
  • String
  • Voice
  • Woodwind

Possible Careers

  • Composer
  • Conductor
  • Music teacher
  • Performer

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 24 hours in 1000-level courses or higher
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • audition required prior to beginning first year
  • completion of placement examination in Music Theory and Music History

Senior College

College of Music and Dramatic Arts


B.M., Bachelor of Music

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Performing Art:  High Intensity
  • History & Art:  Medium Intensity
  • Social Studies:  Medium Intensity
  • Lab Hours or Field Work:  Low Intensity
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