Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)
|JMU Course||VCCS Course||RBC Course||Notes|
|MUS 141, 143||MUS 111||No equivalent||See advising note #2|
|MUS 142, 144||MUS 112||No equivalent||See advising note #2|
|MUS 241, 243||MUS 211||No equivalent||See advising note #2|
|MUS 242, 244||MUS 212||No equivalent||See advising note #2|
|MUS 356||MUS 225||No equivalent||For Jazz Studies|
|PSYC 160||PSY 230 or 231 and 232||PSY 250||Required for students pursuing teacher licensure.|
|EDUC 300||EDU 200||No equivalent||Required for students pursuing teacher licensure.|
1. All students must audition for a place in the Music program. For information on auditions, go to The School of Music's Web site.
2. All transfer of music theory study for music majors is subject to interviews and testing by JMU theory faculty.
3. Music Education: The Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education is designed primarily for those preparing to teach vocal or instrumental music in public schools. In addition to the School of Music requirements, students seeking a degree in music education must meet all the criteria for admission to the teacher education program and complete the professional education sequence for teaching licensure.
For more information:Major Snapshot
The School of Music
Admission to Teacher Education
VCCS Transfer Guide/Music
Career Guide to JMU Majors: Music
JMU Major Guides for Virginia Community College Students