Opportunities for Non-Majors

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Love music but planning to major in another field?

Want to become involved in music on campus?

1.  EXPLORE our two minors in Music:

  • Music Minor
  • Music, Media and Enterprise

Be advised that the Music Minor requires at least one course in Music Theory. Taking the Theory Placement Exam (TPE) is required. You need not register to take the exam.

  • Upcoming TPE dates:
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 9:45 a.m.
  • Friday, January 12, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.
  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.
  • Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.
  • The TPE is held in Hughes Hall Auditorium, 1899 College Rd. Allow up to 1½ hours to take the exam. Please bring two sharpened #2 pencils.
  • Important: theory courses often fill early. Passing the exam does not guarantee immediate placement in the course.
  • If you have questions, contact the School of Music Academic Advisor, Dr. Stephanie Rinehart, at rinehart.232@osu.edu.

2.  JOIN one of our many Ensembles. Several offer open enrollment, with no audition required.

3.  TAKE one of our PDF icon School of Music General Education Courses. The School of Music offers courses that meet General Education (GE) requirements for Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), Global Studies (GS), Social Diversity (SD), Cultures and Ideas (C&I), Education and Study Abroad (SA). Consult your college's GE list or your academic advisor to confirm that a particular course will satisfy your requirements.


Private Lessons for Non-Majors

Non-majors interested in taking private applied lessons for academic credit must receive permission from the studio professor. Please refer to the People directory for each studio professor’s contact information. Instructional fees will apply.

Course information: Applied Lessons MUS 2216.xx


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