Proficiency Exams

Music majors are required to pass a number of proficiency exams before being eligible for graduation.

Core proficiency examinations:
Sight Singing
Music Theory

Performance proficiency examinations:
200 level
300 level  (Students must have passed all Core proficiencies to be eligible to take the 300 level performance proficiency)  

Detailed information about these important exams may be found in the Music Major Handbook. Click here to find all of our Student Handbooks.

Dates of Interest

Music Forum- Winter Convocation (Attendance Mandatory)
Friday, January 22
1:00 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall

Concert Attendance Appeal (See MU001 Syllabus)

Last Days to Add and Drop Full Semester Classes
Last day to ADD a Full Semester Class:  Thursday, January 21, 2021 *by 5:00pm
Last day to DROP with 100% refund, no grade: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by 5:00pm
Last day to DROP with a “W”: Friday, March 26, 2021 by 5:00pm
Please visit the NMU Registrar’s webpages for more detailed information

Finals week

Performance Proficiency
Finals week

NMU Final Exams
April 26 - May 1, Monday-Saturday

May 1, Saturday