Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage


Registration FAQ

Frequently asked questions about registration, permissions, and requirements

Music Course Syllabi and Descriptions

View course descriptions and login to view syllabi of all music courses

Registration Forms

Downloadable forms for Chamber Music, Independent Study, Overload, Transfer Credit, etc

Music Support Courses

Detailed list of available music support courses for the next two years

Registration Instructions

Detailed registration instructions, how to get permission for classes

Degree Requirements: Checklists


Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

               Composition (2012 and later)            

               Instrumental (2012 and later)

               Organ (2012 and later)

               Piano (2012 and later)

               Voice (2012 and later)

Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

               Music and Technology (2018 and later)

               Music and Technology  (2012 and later)

BXA Degree Programs

     > BXA Website

     > BHA Program Information

     > BSA Program Information

     > BCSA Program Information

Minors in Music Requirements

     Minors for Music Majors

          > Collaborative Piano

          > Conducting

          > Music Technology

          > Music Theory

     Minors for Non-Music Majors

          > Music, Musicology, Music Technology, Music Theory

     Sonic Arts/Sound Design Minor Information

     Music Minor Forms


Master of Music Degree Requirements
               Collaborative Piano (2018 and later)
               Composition (2018 and later)
               Conducting (2011 and later)
               Piano  (2011 and later)
               Music Education (2018 and later)
               Music Technology (2010 and later)
               Orchestral Instrument (2011 and later)
               Voice  (2018 and later)
Curricula by Semester
Entering 2017 and Eariler
               Collaborative Piano
               Music Education 
     > Piano Pedagogy Certificate Requirements
AMS: Advanced Music Studies Certificate Requirements
     > AMS in Individual Performance/General Composition
     > AMS in Orchestral Performance/Specialized Composition
     > AMS in Chamber Music Performance
     > AMS in Audio Recording and Production
     > AMS in Music Entrepreneurship
     > AMS in Piano Maintenance
Artist Diploma Requirements
     > Artist Diploma Curriculum