FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is required on an audition?
Visit the audition page here for audition requirements.

Will I have time, as a music major, to have a part-time job?
Yes, many of our music students successfully hold jobs while attending Southern Miss.

How do I go about minoring in music?
Download degree requirements for a minor (.pdf)

Do most music undergrads live on campus?
Yes

Do I need a car?

Southern Miss is a very pedestrian-friendly campus. You should be fine without a car.

What is Hattiesburg like? 
Learn more here

Is there anything I need to know about music theory?
Yes, all prospective music majors who attend Southern Miss Preview Sessions will be asked to take a music theory proficiency exam. Passing this exam will exempt you from MUS 100, “Fundamentals of Music.” Download more info here (.pdf)

For questions about other areas on campus, visit the sites below:

Residence Life

Student Life

Financial Aid