Departmental Honors

See your program below for details about the Departmental Honors for your degree.

Students must maintain an overall 3.40 grade-point average and a 3.40 in major coursework

Students must successfully complete at least 16 credits in approved 500-level or greater courses in music designated for honors as follows:

12 credits: Any four of the following: MUSI 501, 502, 571, 572, 703-715, 771-785

PLUS

4 credits: A senior project/honors thesis as follows:

Performance Majors

A full recital.

AND

A thesis or project related to this recital supervised by full-time faculty and undertaken through MUSI 795

Non-Performance Majors

EITHER

A project undertaken through MUSI 777 (3 credits), designated honors or MUSI 795 designated honors (2 credits)

AND

A senior half-recital completed under MUSI 795 (1-2 credits)

OR

Full lecture recital for 4 credits undertaken through MUSI 795

Students must maintain an overall 3.40 grade-point average and a 3.40 in major coursework

Students must successfully complete at least 16 credits in approved 500-level or greater courses in music designated for honors as follows:

Coursework in Education/Music Education (6 or 7 credits):

  • One from EDUC 700, EDUC 701, EDUC 705, or EDUC 751 (4 credits)
  • One from MUED 741, MUED 765, MUED 790 or MUED 791 (2 or 3 credits)

Thesis (4 credits) consisting of:

  • A senior project under MUED 795: Special Studies in Music Education (2 credits)
  • A senior half-recital under MUSI 795 (2 credits)

Coursework in Music (Any of the following for a minimum of 6 credits):

  • MUSI 501, 502, 571, 572 (3 credits)
  • MUSI 703-715, 771-785 (3-4 credits)