All music majors are required to complete a capstone experience during the senior year.

For performance majors (B.M. degree), the senior requirement is satisfied by the successful completion of the senior recital jury and subsequent public performance.

For music education majors (B.M.E. degree), the senior requirement involves the successful completion of student teaching (MUS 451) and Senior Seminar for Music Educators (MUS 452).

For B.M.A. and B.A. degree students, the senior requirement is fulfilled by satisfactory completion of the Senior Seminar (MUS 450), which culminates in a written document and oral presentation in the seminar.