At the end of your 4th semester of being a music major (SRT students is at the end of the 4th semester as an SRT major). Transfer students who have completed 4 semesters comparable (lessons/ensembles/theory) music coursework will be reviewed at the end of your first semester at Texas State. See your Music Academic Advisor for the exact semester you will go through the review process.
There are 6 committees comprised of faculty and staff members: Music Studies – Instrumental (band and orchestra) Music Studies – Choral Classical Performance – All instruments & voice Jazz Performance – All instruments Sound Recording Technology Bachelor of Arts The committee sends its result recommendations to the Director of the School of Music who notifies you of the results via a signed PDF attachment on an email sent from Krystyn Jensen.
No. However, please consult with your music academic advisor if you feel you have extenuating circumstances. They will work with the School of Music to determine what, if anything, can be done. Note, if you do not attempt the ULCR and no prior consent was given to do so, that failure to attempt will be considered your first attempt and you will be automatically deferred.
An specific ensemble(s) that is required of your major. For example, you are enrolled in Marching Band and Jazz Band. If you are a Music Education major, Marching Band is the major ensemble (in your Freshman year only). However, if you are a Performance major in Jazz, Jazz Band is the major ensemble. NOTE: Only one major ensemble counts towards your degree each semester.
You may receive a “Deferral” for that semester and may not be allowed to continue into Junior level (3000) classes. Once you receive your results letter, you may need to see your music academic advisor to re-work your next semester's schedule and graduation plan.
The results of all ULCR's are not determined until grades are posted by the University. If you do not pass all requirement(s) of the ULCR, you may receive a “Deferral” as your result. Once you receive your results letter, you may need to see your music academic advisor to re-work your next semester's schedule and graduation plan.
Please see your music academic advisor every semester to decrease this likelihood, however, you may still receive a "Deferral" letter. Then, once you receive your results letter, you will need to see your music academic advisor to re-work your next semester's schedule and graduation plan.
Many institutions have a similar recital component. If you previously completed 3 semesters of recital attendance, or private lessons, normally that is sufficient for this requirement. If you did not have a recital attendance requirement at your institution, you must inform the reviewing committee.
You may be allowed to enroll in some 3000-level courses within your major, but you will have to repeat your 2000-level applied lessons and re-do your UL Performance Jury at the end of the next long semester.