B.M. in Music


Tarleton State University offers a Bachelor of Music degree with All-Level Certification, which is designed to prepare students for successful careers in Public Music Education. Graduates of our program are certified (upon passing the TExES exam) to teach instrumental, vocal, and classroom music to students at the elementary and/or secondary levels.


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Estimated Completion

128 credit hours (4+ years)

Application Process

  1. Admission to Tarleton State University – Undergraduate Studies
  2. Audition with appropriate faculty member
  3. Pass qualifying music placement exam
  4. Perform a successful jury for music faculty at end of first semester of applied lessons


Locations Available


  • Performing Arts


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Program Objectives

In this program, students are provide with:

  • A quality education
  • Affordable tuition
  • A beautiful facility with excellent music labs
  • A friendly and supportive learning environment
  • A strong performance component for all Music majors, regardless of the concentration they are working toward

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
MUSI1306Music Appreciation
MUSI1310Popular Music in America
MUSI2160German Diction
MUSI3116Performance Practices of Ensembles
MUSI3229World Music
MUSI4212Vocal Literature
MUSI4251Piano Pedagogy 

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.

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