Declaring Your Major

Becoming a Music Major
Students declare their concentration in mid-April of the sophomore year in conference with the Director of Undergraduate Studies, through the Office of the Registrar.
Prerequisites
Music Staff

MUS 105, one Materials & Making course, and a 200-level Culture & Criticism course. Students who place out of MUS 105 by demonstrating equivalent knowledge in an exam given by the music faculty are required to take an additional elective to meet the minimum requirement of 11 courses in the major. The test to place out of Music 105 is offered during weeks 0 and 1 of the Fall Semester, and in the first week of the Spring Semester.  Please contact the Academic Programs Administrator, Gregory Smith, to get a copy of the test.

Have Questions?
Music Staff

If you have any questions about declaring a major in music, our Director of Undergraduate Studies would love to hear from you! 

Advanced Placement

The Department does not grant AP exam credit. To take a course with prerequisites in your first year, contact the course instructor.

Declaration Process

The Office of the Dean of the College will email you as the selection time approaches.