Students majoring within the Department of Media Arts and the Department of Recording Industry must meet certain candidacy requirements prior to being fully accepted into their major concentration. Your college advisor will assist you in applying for candidacy when the time is right.

Department of Media Arts

The department of Media Arts requires that majors meet the requirements for candidacy to be formally accepted into the programs' upper division courses.  Pre-candidacy courses are different for each program.

Students should meet with their assigned advisor to determine their specific pre-candidacy requirements. Candidacy requirements are also published in the University’s Undergraduate Catalog. Be sure to refer to the proper catalog year for your specific requirements. If you are not sure which catalog year you are using, ask your academic advisor. Be aware that different year’s catalogs may have differing requirements.

Department of Recording Industry

Candidacy in the Department of Recording Industry is a selective process due to the popularity of this program. Below are the requirements for Candidacy into the Recording Industry Program.  Students apply for candidacy during the semester in which they will have completed the requirements. 

For Department of Recording Industry students, seats are limited, making the process competitive. An appeal process for special circumstances and/or special talents will be available.  Students who do not obtain candidacy may not enroll in any other Recording Industry course except RIM 1230 and RIM 3650. 


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