Open Studies

Open Studies allows students to focus on diverse fields such as music of other cultures, piano pedagogy, or other areas not included in the majors above. Open Studies requires completion of the common requirements for all BMUS degrees and a minimum of 130 semester hours of credit for graduation.

Admission to Open Studies is initiated by petition to a committee of three faculty members, the open studies adviser, and the associate dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Additional information may be obtained from the:

Music Admissions Office
School of Music: 1114 W. Nevada Street, Room 2014
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-7899

Email: musicadmissions@illinois.edu