It is part of the school's mission to support the artistic aspirations and scholarly pursuits of all UNLV students, and we welcome you to our courses and performance activities. Music studies can be a valuable component of a well-rounded liberal arts, science, or business education. Even if you major in other disciplines, you can benefit in many life-changing ways from the theoretical and applied skills learned through music study.
Introductory courses are offered in a variety of skills (including music literacy, composition, and instrumental performance) as well as historical and cultural studies (such as music appreciation and the histories of popular music and jazz).
Many courses in the School of Music satisfy the university's core international, multicultural, fine arts, and technology requirements. These courses are: