General Requirements for Bachelor's Degrees

Honors Program

The Jacobs School of Music makes a special effort to offer outstanding students opportunities appropriate to their abilities and interests. In addition to special courses, seminars, ensembles, and honors discussion sections, the Jacobs School of Music offers a formal program leading to the B.M., B.M.E., or B.S. degree with honors. Students who have completed 86 credit hours, including at least 30 from Indiana University, with a grade point average of 3.5; who have completed or are currently enrolled in T232 Musical Skills III, T252 or T262 Music Theory and Literature IV, and M401 History and Literature of Music I or M402 History and Literature of Music II; and who have successfully completed their upper-division examination, should apply by February 1 for admission to the program the following year.

To graduate with honors, students must:

  1. complete all degree requirements with a minimum grade point average of 3.5; and
  2. complete N399 Honors Seminar in Music and N499 Honors Project in Music with a grade of B or higher.

Academic Bulletins

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Previous Bulletins

Students are ordinarily subject to the curricular requirements outlined in the Bulletin in effect at the start of their current degree. See below for links to previous Bulletins.