SAM Format Required Details
Honors, if eligible Yes Yes, for history track.
Senior Seminar Yes Encouraged but not required.
Thesis Required Yes Yes, for history track.*
Oral Thesis Defense No Senior recital.
Oral Exam Yes On history and theory. Includes three faculty.
Written Exam(s) Yes Two three hour exams on music history, music theory, and one one hour exam on aural identification.
Pre-Thesis Oral No