Entering music majors are encouraged to begin the music major
curriculum during their first
semester at Lincoln University. In order to determine the entering student’s
proficiency and musical background, an audition and a battery of music tests
before enrolling in music courses. Students who do not earn a satisfactory
score on the Music
Placement Examination are required to enroll in MUS-100 Music Fundamentals
enrolling in MUS-101 and MUS-105.
All music majors are required to audition before the music faculty on a solo
voice. Appointments for auditions and other music tests
may be made
through the Department of Performing Arts. Auditioning students must
bring their own
music scores. An accompanist will be provided.
Students with deficiencies in performance and who are accepted by the Department
probation must enroll in developmental applied music in voice or instrumental
music for a
maximum of four semesters or until the minimum standards are reached for
Applied Music in voice or instrumental performance. This status may require
the student to
continue to study beyond the normal four-year period.
Before the end of the Sophomore year, approval must be obtained in writing
from the music
faculty in order to continue in the major. Music Education majors should
also apply for
admission to the Teacher Education Program after the completion of 48 credits
overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in order to enter
the program and
must maintain this average for the remainder of it.
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