For admission to any degree program, transfer students will need to present an official transcript to their assigned advisor before they register for courses. Students transferring to Southeast with less than 24 credit hours must attend First STEP orientation., enroll for UI100 ("Music Makers" section if possible), enroll for CL001 Career Proficiency I, and meet requirements of the sophomore review process. Students transferring with more than 24 credit hours should enroll in CL002. Such students also have the option of attending a Transfer Orientation or meeting one on one with a music faculty advisor. To attend a Transfer Orientation, students must register with New Student Programs: 573-651-5166.
All transfer students must perform an applied music audition to ascertain competency level. 100- and 200- level applied music courses from other institutions may be accepted as transfer credit, but Southeast Department of Music reserves the right to assess incoming applied competency and place students accordingly.
Transfer students are expected to take the piano proficiency test upon entering Southeast. Those who do not pass must enroll in the appropriate course level of Functional Piano. B.M.E. candidates are expected to PASS the piano proficiency test upon transferring to Southeast and may not student teach without having passed the test. Transfer students on the B.A. or B.M. degrees may not give the junior recital without having passed the proficiency in piano.
All students, including transfer students who hold an Associate of Arts Degree, must take the Writing Proficiency, WP003, once they have earned 75 credit hours.Transfer students with more than 90 credit hours are not required to enroll for WP003 (75 hour writing exam).
Music Education students with an AA degree must meet the required university courses for state teacher certification (a BS course, a CH, GG or PH course, EN140, EX390, PS103, PY222, SC105, Pedagogy 1-3, OS200, US105 or US107).
Transfer students who have earned 24 or more credit hours will have UI100 and CL001 waived. CL002 Career Proficiency II, CL003 Career Proficiency III and CL004 Career Proficiency IV will be required for all transfer students.