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All music performance majors must be registered for credit for a major ensemble every semester of their course study, excluding the student teaching semester.
All music majors must:
- Pass a piano proficiency exam either through instruction in two years of class piano or through private piano lessons and a separate exam each semester.
- Be registered for credit for a major ensemble every semester of their course study, excluding the student teaching semester.
- Perform a half senior recital with the option of doing a full senior recital at the discretion of each studio teacher. When doing a half recital, students should find a partner with whom to fill out the hour concert. The student's major teacher must approve all recital literature and preparation.
Students in the Bachelor of Musical Arts degree program must choose a minor. Students must choose a multi-disciplinary or interdisciplinary minor of 18 credit hours.