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Admission/Graduation Requirements

  • Students wishing to pursue the Music major, the Music Education major, or the Music minor must successfully complete an entrance audition including, 1) an audition in the student’s primary instrument or voice and, 2) a music theory diagnostic exam.  An audition is not required for the Music Industry minor.
  • Students pursuing the Music major within the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science degrees must meet all degree requirements and earn a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all courses required for the major to be eligible for graduation.  Students pursuing the Music minor or Music Industry minor must earn a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all courses required for the minor.
  • Students must achieve a grade of C (2.0) or higher in all core courses and in all applied music courses (including voice classes), before progressing to the next course in any sequence.
  • If a student earns less than a grade of C in any music theory course (Music 107/108/204/206) or any aural skills course (Music 173/174/273/274), that course must be repeated in the next academic year or progress as a music major stops and the student can no longer declare music as a major.  If, in any semester after that in which a student first earns a grade less than C, the student earns another grade less than C in any of the music theory or aural skills courses listed above, then progress as a music major stops and the student can no longer declare music as a major.
  • The Music Department does not allow any grade replacement repeats for the following music ensemble courses:  Music 100, 111, 112, 121, 123, 127, 129, 131, 133, 141, 151, 208, 233, 234, 308, 311, 312, 321, 323, 327, 329, 331, 333, 341, 349, 351.

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