Vocal Arts & Opera

Bachelor of Music – Vocal Arts


The BM in vocal arts performance is a four-year, 132-unit program consisting of course work in the major (individual instruction, acting for singers, word and music in opera, pedagogy, diction, song literature), core music studies (theory, aural skills, music history, conducting, ensembles) and USC’s general education and writing program. Junior and senior recitals are required.

Refer to the USC Catalogue for complete course descriptions and degree requirements here.

See the Thornton Admission page for specific application information here.