UMHB Music students may pursue a Bachelor of Music degree with a specification in Performance, Music Education, or Church Music. Students may also choose to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Music, a liberal arts degree that allows the student to declare a minor other than music and allows the student a number of elective hours. A Bachelor of Music degree requires a minimum of 134 semester hours of study. The program leading to the B.M. degree with a major in Music Education conforms to the certification requirements of the Texas Education Agency.