The College of Arts and Architecture

Entrance to the Major

School of Music Program Descriptions

Application Packet Instruction Sheet This link will give you instructions on how to complete the application packet. Please read carefully.
Application Packet Cover Sheet This form contains a checklist to aid your completion of the packet.
Student Application Check Sheet This check sheet must be completed and included with your BME Entrance to Major Application packet.
Essay Question 1 Each essay question gives information about you to the Music Education faculty prior to your interview.
Essay Question 2 Each essay question gives information about you to the Music Education faculty prior to your interview.

Recommendation Form - Applied Teacher

Recommendation Form - General

You will need recommendations completed by your applied teacher and one teacher of your choice (non Music Ed.) Signatures are required.
Disposition Statement This document is for you to read and sign indicating you understand and will abide by expected standards for the profession.
Individualized Emphasis Plan This document is used to establish the courses for your individualized emphasis, based on your career goals and your current strengths and weaknesses.
Plan of Study

This document reflects the courses chosen in the Individualized Emphasis Plan (IEP). On the Plan of Study form list ONLY those courses you've chosen in your IEP which are NOT yet complete (a total of 10 credits or less). The Plan of Study will be signed by a music education faculty member at your Entrance to Major interview in the spring. The link for the rotation of courses is: http://music.psu.edu/current/advising-info

Test Scores This document provides information on the current guidelines for the PAPA/CORE tests, and the scores for SAT/ACT that allow students to be exempt.

For more information about these forms please contact: Lisa Stamm by email ( lkm3@psu.edu) or by phone (814-865-1052).