The following careers are directly or indirectly related to the study of this major. Click the job title to learn more about it. To search for more career options, visit OnetOnline.org.
Applicants will be accepted for Fall admission only. Although audition as a music major is not required, other requirements for admission, academic regulations, and academic standing for the Jacobs School of Music apply to students in the audio department
To find out more about the majors offered in the music school, see the Areas of Study webpage on the Jacob School of Music website.
Use the following guidelines to begin to think about your options for your first enrollment, in preparation for a fall audition.
Bloomington General Education Curriculum Common Ground courses (the Foundations requirements of English Composition and Mathematical Modeling are strongly encouraged.)
Music Theory: Music theory course selections should match your background. Take the Music Fundamentals Online (MFO) assessment.
Concentration: Choose a course from cinema and media production, game design, business, informatics and computing, arts administration, or music (performance study, composition, scoring for visual media, or electronic music).
‘PLAN B’ courses: Alternative academic plans in case you are not admitted to the School.
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John Holland developed a theoretical framework consisting of six general themes that describe broad areas interest relating to self and the working world. If you are interested in discovering your career interests, visit our Learn more about yourself page to learn about the Strong Interest Inventory.
This major consists of the following themes:
Below is a sampling of skills related to this major mapped from the Skillscan Driver Assessment. The SkillScan assessment provides a simple 3-step process to help you learn about your strengths and weaknesses, the skills you enjoy and want to use in a career and those skills needing development. Consider taking the SkillScan assessment to better understand your skills as it relates to majors at IU.
Our unique IU Career Guides offers the A-Zs of each field’s preferred educational backgrounds, as well as employment opportunities and insider tips, industry-related interview questions, and a lot more. Below are related career guides for this major.