Graduate Student Handbook
These pages contain information from the UK School of Music's Director of Graduate Studies for current graduate Music students.
DMA Common History and Theory Exams
The DMA Common Qualifying Exam will take place on September 12 and 13, 2013 (History on September 12; Theory on September 13) from 9AM to noon in Study Room 1 of the Lucille Little Fine Arts Library. The procedures for taking the exam are different for Theory and History and are listed below.
Exam Procedure for MUSIC THEORY ONLY:
No computers are allowed for the theory portion of the common exam. A score packet and student answer packet, which provides pages for all needed responses, will be provided. All that is needed for the theory exam are pencils.
Exam Procedure for MUSIC HISTORY ONLY:
Students may optionally take exams on a laptop computer with the following conditions:
- The use of the Internet is forbidden, and
- the hard drive shall contain NO material related to the examination.The exams will be written and copied onto a “clean” external jump drive, which each student will provide. The exam may not be copied to or remain on the computer after the exam. The completed exams will be printed from the jump drive by the DGS and photocopies of the exam will be supplied to the two DMA Qualifying Examination committee members for grading.
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