Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.
Program Admission Requirements: A placement test in music theory and performance is required before enrolling in any courses as a major. Students must complete or test out of MUSI 101 and MUSI 102 and perform a successful audition to be admitted into the General Music degree program.
Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester. In order to graduate, students in this degree program must: 1. Obtain a grade of C or higher in all music courses; 2. Pass the Piano Proficiency Exam; 3. Complete juries each semester of applied lessons; 4. Pass the Sophomore Qualifying Exam (prior to 300 level of applied lessons); 5. Successfully complete a Senior Recital in the semester before graduation and perform a senior recital hearing one month before the scheduled recital date; 6. Earn a grade of P in MUSI 165 for five semesters.