The Music Graduate Office will be closed for Winter Break starting Tuesday, December 23. We will re-open on Monday, January 5.
Contact the Music Graduate Office
East Studio Building 120 (JS 120)
205 S. Jordan Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405
1201 E. 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Hours: 8 am–12 pm, 1–5 pm
E-mail: musgrad [at] indiana [dot] edu
musicdgs [at] indiana [dot] edu (Eric Isaacson), Director
serbes [at] indiana [dot] edu (Sara Erbes), Advisor
anmiller [at] indiana [dot] edu (Angie Miller), Recorder
musgrad [at] indiana [dot] edu (Victoria Wheeler), Secretary
musdoc [at] indiana [dot] edu (Brittany Dye), Doctoral Clerk
Minimum Grades Required For Doctoral Programs
Students in a doctoral degree program must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to graduate.
Music History and Music Theory review courses (if necessary)
- MUS-M 541 Music History Review for Graduate Students I: grade of C or higher
- MUS-M 542 Music History Review for Graduate Students II: grade of C or higher
- MUS-T 508 Written Music Theory Review for Graduate Students: minimum grade C, or B for High Pass degrees
- MUS-T 509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students: minimum grade C
- MUS-T 511 Aural Music Theory Review for Graduate Students: minimum grade D, or B for High Pass degrees, or C for musicology majors and wind conducting majors
"High Pass" degrees include choral conducting, composition, music theory, and orchestral conducting.
Each course in the major field must have a grade of B or higher to fulfill degree requirements.
Minors and Other Required Credits
Each course in a minor field or the general elective option (under Other Required Credits) must have a grade of C or higher to fulfill degree requirements. In addition, courses counting toward a minor field or the Other Required Credits requirement must have an average of B or higher. For purposes of computing the required B average, only those courses accepted in fulfillment of the degree will be counted. Departments offering minors may require higher grades for their minor fields. Courses graded on an S/F basis may not be used toward a minor field or other required credits.
Each course must have a grade of C or higher to fulfill degree requirements. (some departments require a higher grade). MUS-T 545 must have a grade of B or higher in order to fulfill the styles requirement.
Each grammar, diction, or reading course must have a grade of C or higher to fulfill degree requirements. For Ph.D. students, the grade must be B or higher.