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4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bloomington
English
Fall

About this program

Harp

This curriculum provides a double focus in music and another area approved by the director of undergraduate studies. Outside fields may be:

  • An area other than music;
  • The Associate of Science degree in Audio Engineering and Sound Production;
  • An interdisciplinary individualized music cognate area.

Applications for approval of an individualized music cognate area are available in the Jacobs School of Music undergraduate office.

Admission requirements

First-year admission standards

High school curriculum & equivalency prerequisites

  • 8 credits (semesters) of English, such as literature, grammar, or composition
  • 7 credits (semesters) of mathematics, including:
    • 4 credits of algebra and 2 credits of geometry (or an equivalent 6 credits of integrated algebra and geometry)
    • 1 credit of pre-calculus, trigonometry, or calculus
  • 6 credits (semesters) of social sciences, including:
    • 2 credits of U.S. history
    • 2 credits of world history/civilization/geography
    • 2 additional credits in government, economics, sociology, history, or similar topics
  • 6 credits (semesters) of sciences, including at least 4 credits of laboratory sciences: biology, chemistry, or physics
  • 4 credits (semesters) of world languages
  • 3 or more credits (semesters) of additional college-preparatory courses
    • Additional mathematics credits are recommended for students intending to pursue a science degree
    • Additional world language credits are recommended for all students

Average high school GPA

3.90 (out of 4.0)

Secondary school graduation requirement

You need to complete the equivalent of U.S. high school. Many education systems call this upper secondary school. It includes all course components and examinations required for graduation.

If you are homeschooled or attend an alternative school, you need to submit credentials that demonstrate equivalent levels of achievement and ability.

Demonstration of English proficiency

IU Bloomington requires all nonnative English-speaking international undergraduate applicants to demonstrate English proficiency.

For more information about admission requirements in each IU school, please contact the institute.


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Program content

Year One

Fall Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • MUSIC THEORY AND LITERATURE I
  • Music Elective
  • IUB General Education English Composition
  • Outside Field course

Spring Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • MUSIC THEORY AND LITERATURE II
  • MUSICAL SKILLS I
  • Music elective
  • IUB General Education Math Modeling
  • Outside Field course

Year Two

Fall Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • MUS-T251 Music Theory and Literature III
  • MUSICAL SKILLS II
  • Music elective
  • IUB General Education Social & Historical Course
  • Outside Field course

Spring Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • MUS-T252 Music Theory and Literature IV
  • MUSICAL SKILLS III
  • Music elective
  • IUB General Education Social & Historical Studies
  • Outside Field course

Year Three

Fall Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • MUS-T351 Music Theory and Literature V
  • MUSICAL SKILLS IV
  • Music Elective
  • IUB General Education World Languages & Cultures
  • Outside field course
  • Outside field course

Spring Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF MUSIC II
  • Music elective
  • IUB General Education World Language & Culture
  • Outside field course

Year Four

Fall Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF MUSIC I
  • IUB General Education Natural & Mathematical Sciences
  • Outside field course

Spring Term

  • Major Ensemble
  • HARP UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR
  • STUDIO MASTERCLASS
  • Music Elective
  • IUB General Education Natural & Mathematical Sciences
  • Outside field course
  • Senior Recital

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please contact the university for more information.

Tuition

  • Indiana residents: $11,332 per year
  • Non-residents: $38,352 per year

Qualification

Credits:136

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Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University in Bloomington (IU) was founded in 1820 and is one of the largest universities in the United States. IU is one of only 34 public university members of the selective Association of American Universities. Its 42,000 students come...


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Indiana University Bloomington, also known as "IUB" or just "IU," offers students from all over the world the quintessential American college experience. With over 43,000 students, IU is one of the largest universities in the US, but it has a small-school feel. This means you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities for research, creativity, and sports, and learn from world-class instructors, but you'll also find yourself in small classes with opportunities to really connect with your classmates and professors. While there are certainly large lecture-style classes as well, our average class size is 30, and most of our class sections have 20 students or less.

IU is also a very diverse place - we're a second home to over 5,000 international students from 144 countries, and 37% of our faculty have an international background.

IU offers over 200 undergraduate majors, including some that are the first of their kind in the US, such as the BS in Intelligent Systems Engineering, and the BS in Cybersecurity and Global Policy. With twenty degree programs ranked among the top ten on national and global indexes, Indiana University is particularly known for its Kelley School of Business; Jacobs School of Music;School of Informatics, Computing, & Engineering; School of Media (film and journalism);and School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

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Indiana University Bloomington

107 S. Indiana Avenue
47405 Bloomington Indiana
United States of America

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