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Placement Tests for Keyboard Skills

Credit by Exam for Class Piano (EM Credit)


Piano keyboard


Class Piano for Undergraduates

  • EM tests are given only during the first week of classes in every semester.
  • An EM test is equivalent to the final exam for a course.
  • Students must pass all parts of the test.
  • Students may take an EM test for each level only once.
  • Students who do not pass the EM test must take the course.
  • It is not necessary to be enrolled in a course in order to take the test for that level.
  • Students who are enrolled in a course and pass the EM test must drop the course.
  • Students are encouraged to complete the class piano requirement as soon as possible.
  • There are four levels of class piano. Students are encouraged to carefully review their curriculum with an academic advisor to determine which courses are required for their degree program.
  • Contact Dr. Kenneth Williams if you have questions regarding class piano.


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