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Admission to the Music Program

Students who are admitted to WOU may declare a music major. All entering first-year music majors are assigned to the BA/BS in Music program.

First-year students who intend to pursue a major or minor in music must pass MUS 120 Music Theory Fundamentals or test out of the class.

Admission to the Bachelor of Music Degree

Students may apply to enter the professional degree program in music—the Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Music—upon meeting the following conditions:

  • Pass MUS 212 with a grade of “C” or better
  • Successfully pass the 100 level exit jury in their intended applied performance area