When do I declare a music major/minor?
A major must be declared by the end of your sophomore year. This means you should be making contact with the department chair and your professors during your sophomore year to look at requirements and how the courses would fit into your schedule over your remaining years. Many students choose to take at least one music course during their freshman year to get a feel for the department and its curriculum. A minor may be declared at a later point if the necessary course requirements have been satisfied.