July 26, 2007
During the Spring Semester each year, the music faculty meet to evaluate all freshman and sophomore music majors and minors and/or those who are enrolled in Theory II/IV classes. These Freshman/Sophomore Evaluations are designed to assess your academic progress in core music courses, applied study, and ensemble participation for accreditation purposes and to provide you with feedback and guidance toward successful completion of degree requirements. Please note the results of your evaluation as indicated below:
I. STUDENT DEGREE INFORMATION
A. Degree Program (University Records)
||_____ BAEd Music K-12
|_____ BM-Musical Theatre
||_____ BM-Music Business
||_____ Pre-Music Therapy
|_____ Music Minor (ElEd Major)
||_____ Music Minor
||_____ Piano Ped Certificate
B. Student Major Instrument/Voice
C. Degree Program Approval
_______ You have been formally approved by the music faculty for admission to the registered degree
_______ You have not yet received faculty approval for the registered academic degree program
_______ you have not yet filled out the Application for Admission to an Academic Music Program
form (available in the Music Office).
_______ you have listed a different degree program from that which is officially registered with
the university records. You will need to officially change degree program with Academic
Reminder: a new Application for Admission to an Academic Music Program form must be filled out if you change your degree program or major instrument/voice.
_______ you still need to Audition for the faculty in your major performance area.
_______ the faculty have determined that you are not yet eligible to enroll for applied study at
the college level but recommend that you enroll in MUS 135 (applied lessons for non-
majors) to prepare your performance audition.
_______ you still need to take the Music Theory Diagnostic Test.
_______ you still need to take the Piano Placement.
_______ other: _____________________________________________________
II. STUDENT EVALUATION
A. Academic/Performance Progress on Degree Program
_______ The music faculty indicate that you are making excellent progress and encourage you to
continue working toward the completion of your degree program requirements.
_______ The faculty have indicated concerns about your progress in the following areas:
_______ Poor Attendance—Grades are likely to be effected if attendance is not consistent.
_______ Comprehension—Please seek additional assistance from your instructors in the
_______ Lack of consistent study habits, preparation for class/exams in academic courses.
_______ Lack of adequate practice in your major applied music area.
_______ Lack of sufficient progress in your major applied music area.
_______ Lack of active participation in music ensembles.
_______ Lack of consistent enrollment in core music courses (Theory/SS-ET/Piano).
_______ Other: _____________________________________________________
To ensure progress on the academic program, the faculty recommend the following:
Please let me know if you have any questions about this evaluation. We look forward to seeing you this fall!
Dr. Valerie C. Cisler, Chair
Department of Music and Performing Arts
308.865.8618 Music Office