Student Recital Guidelines
- About the College
UndergraduateUndergraduateDegree Type: B.S.Activating Your Inner Actuary
If a career in risk management interests you, consider Ashland University’s Actuarial Science program.
Very few universities of Ashland University’s size have an actuarial program. In fact, it's one of only 15 colleges/universities in Ohio with an Actuarial Programs (UCAP) designation and 5 private colleges/universities.
Students...UndergraduateDegree Type: AA, MinorThe Department of Addictions Counseling, Prevention and Human Services
The Department of Addictions Counseling, Prevention, and Human Services offers a minor in addictions for students pursuing any bachelor’s degrees. The minor, in addition to a degree in psychology, criminal justice, social work, and nursing, fulfills the educational requirement for the...UndergraduateDegree Type: BABroadening Your Communication Career
Are you passionate about connecting with others and seeking a career that builds relationships? Consider the Communication Studies program at Ashland University. This comprehensive program will prepare you for a broad range of careers in communication.UndergraduateDegree Type: B.S.Ed.Educating an Artistic Youth
Do you have a passion for art and a desire to educate and inspire children? Consider Ashland University College of Arts and Sciences’ Art Education program. It’s one of Ohio’s leading teacher preparation programs, preparing you to be a well-rounded practicing artist with excellent teaching skills.UndergraduateDegree Type: BSBanking on Biology
Interested in the connection between humans and the world around us? Consider majoring in Biology at Ashland to prepare for a career in medicine, research biology, and other emerging biology fields.UndergraduateDegree Type: BSCollaborating in Chemistry for Modern Advancements
New medicines, materials, cleaner fuels, innovative criminal lab procedures, and so much more of modern life depends on advancements in the diverse fields of Chemistry. So if you’re looking for an exciting and challenging scientific career, start by exploring the Chemistry and Biochemistry program...Undergraduate
Enhance your major program with a marketable minor that will provide an invaluable understanding of the society all around you. Knowledge about families and working with families has emerged as a critical area of concern for health, social service, and education professionals.UndergraduateDegree Type: BS, BADeveloping a Technology-Driven World
Today’s technology-focused world needs innovative, technology-focused professionals who specialize in areas such as programming, software development, networks, system administration, and cybersecurity. Ashland University’s cutting-edge Computer Science program provides you with the hands-on training and skills you need to enter an in-demand, high-income career in technology.UndergraduateDegree Type: BAFostering Your Imagination
Are you an enthusiastic writer thinking about turning your passion into a career? Develop your voice in Ashland University’s Creative Writing program.
A degree in Creative Writing is an asset to nearly any career you pursue because it helps you develop critical thinking and clear expression.UndergraduateDegree Type: BA, AAWhat Can I do With a Major in Criminal Justice? Possible Career Occupations
(Note: not all criminal justice occupations are listed. Some career options may require additional study. Some of our Graduates go on to graduate school or law school.)Federal Occupations: Department of Homeland Security (Border Patrol, Customs) Federal...UndergraduateDegree Type: B.S.Defending Technology from Cybercriminals
The Cybersecurity major prepares you to protect individuals, companies and governments from malicious cyber-attacks. You will develop strong problem-solving skills, a robust understanding of computer systems, solid analytical skills, and firm awareness with laws and regulations pertaining to information security.UndergraduateDegree Type: BADigital Storytelling Starts Here
Are you a curious, critical thinker and an avid storyteller seeking ways to be heard? Gather and create news content for all storytelling platforms including print, broadcast, and digital in Ashland University’s immersive Digital Media Journalism program.UndergraduateDegree Type: BAMastering the Behind-the-Scenes
Are you interested in the art of visual storytelling? The Digital Media Production program at Ashland University emphasizes the production process from concept to completion to prepare you for a career in the rapidly developing world of digital media.UndergraduateDegree Type: BAJoin Us on a Literary Journey
Are you passionate about literature and language? Join the English Department at Ashland University to start your literary journey across centuries and around the globe.UndergraduateDegree Type: B.S.
Environmental Science is one of the most in-demand scientific fields of study with promising career opportunities.
When you major in Environmental Science at Ashland University you will have personal attention from your professors, a new 2,500 square foot greenhouse, expanded research facilities and many more.
An Environmental Science major at...UndergraduateDegree Type: BA, BFAFine-tuning Your Artistic Capabilities
Experience art on a whole new level in Ashland University’s Fine Art program.
The Fine Art program at the College of Arts and Sciences is a diverse program devoted to providing you with a fundamental core of art knowledge and strong technical skills. Choose from five...Undergraduate
Are you currently enrolled in a program at Ashland University and looking to expand your skill set and marketability? Consider a minor in a foreign language.UndergraduateDegree Type: BSSolving Crimes With Science
Consider adding the Forensic Biology concentration to your major at Ashland University if you’re interested in applying biological principles to law enforcement.UndergraduateDegree Type: BA
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: B.S.Ed.
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BS
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BS, B.S.Ed
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BA, BSFostering a Visual Business World
Are you looking for a creative career developing visual solutions for clients? Look no further than Ashland University’s Graphic Design Program.UndergraduateDegree Type: BAAFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BAUnderstanding Our World by Studying Its Past
Understanding the greatest minds and key events of the past is key to becoming an educated citizen and successful future professional. The History program at Ashland University helps you examine the past while building your writing, analysis, and communication skills to give you...UndergraduateDegree Type: BSBAWhy Should a Student Pursue this Degree?
The Homeland Security program is designed for those who want to work on the front lines and be involved with emergencies as they happen. People who excel in this field aren’t averse to confronting a disaster directly.
This program will give you the...UndergraduateDegree Type: BAPassing Your Love of Language On
Do you have a love of language and literature and want to teach? Bring your passion to life for the next generation of high school students in the Integrated Language Arts program at Ashland University.
This program prepares you for teacher licensure in Integrated...UndergraduateDegree Type: BSEDTeaching Mathematics to the Next Generation
Do you have a love for math and an interest in teaching your passion to the next generation? Look no further than Ashland University’s Integrated Mathematics Education program.
The Integrated Mathematics Education program combines Ashland University’s exceptional math and education programs to prepare you...UndergraduateDegree Type: BSED
Are you interested in teaching social studies to young minds? Learn how to confidently and competently bring the social sciences to life for the next generation in the Integrated Social Studies Education program at Ashland University.
This major combines the strengths of the College of Arts and Sciences with the...UndergraduateDegree Type: BS
The Interdisciplinary Studies Major provides students with an opportunity to complete a degree with a primary foundation in practical thinking and ethics. In addition, the student will develop this foundation through the choice of two concentrations in either the humanities, the sciences, or a business-oriented practicum. It will conclude with...UndergraduateDegree Type: BAEntering the International Stage
Take an active role on the global stage in the International Political Studies program at Ashland University.UndergraduateDegree Type: BS, BAMolding a Mathematical Mind
Are you an excellent problem solver with a mathematical mindset? A recent study found that the average starting salary of mathematics majors is higher than the starting salaries of business, communication, advertising, and accounting majors. The Mathematics program at Ashland University is designed to help you...UndergraduateDegree Type: BSMedical Laboratory Scientists are health-care professionals who collect and analyze body fluids, tissues, and other samples from patients, either in a hospital setting or a clinical laboratory. This program is a concentration within our Biology major that includes six semesters of coursework at Ashland University and a fourth year at...UndergraduateAdvantages of Minoring in Spanish
Minoring in Spanish at Ashland University can be very rewarding to your future career. Why? It shows you are flexible, work well with diversity, excel in challenging situations, and have strong communication skills. Knowledge of a foreign language can land you a job and can...UndergraduateDegree Type: BSWhat to Expect
This degree program will provide a path to achieve baccalaureate degrees if your interests lie in multiple areas and/or if your accumulated semester credit hours may not otherwise combine to qualify you for one of AU's existing baccalaureate degrees. The Multidisciplinary Studies program enables you to pursue...UndergraduateDegree Type: BMLearning to Teach Music
If you want to be a music teacher, Ashland University’s Music Education program is a great place to start.
This program combines courses in music with courses from our College of Education, which is nationally recognized as one of the best programs in the state. You’ll...Undergraduate
The music minor programs are designed for students majoring in another field that want significant music study as a part of their education. The required courses for the music minor can be distributed over several years, to ease scheduling. Students select either an Applied performance track (the applied Music Minor)...UndergraduateDegree Type: BAMaking A Career in Music
Do you want to explore the world of music? The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides a thorough musical education within the context of a liberal arts education.UndergraduateDegree Type: BA
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BAPursuing Wisdom
Are you a deep thinker with an inquisitive mind? Embrace your curiosity in Ashland University’s Philosophy program.UndergraduateDegree Type: BS, BSED
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BAShaping Public Policy
Are you interested in the fusion between economics and politics? The distinctive Political Economy program at Ashland University combines courses from the College of Arts & Sciences and College of Business & Economics to give you a solid understanding of the many ways politics and economics interact...UndergraduateDegree Type: BAA Powerful Way to Learn
Are you a natural leader with an interest in politics or government? Consider the Political Science Program at Ashland University.UndergraduateDegree Type: BS, BAResearch Opportunities
Students majoring in psychology are encouraged to become involved in research in our department, and faculty and students alike regularly publish and present research at regional, national and international conferences. In the past ten years our students have made over 90 conference presentations at local, regional, and national...UndergraduateDegree Type: BAPreparing the Faces of the Future
Are you an effective communicator looking to expand your skills? Do you want to play an integral role in the ever-changing, dynamic field of communication? Look no further than Ashland University’s Public Relations and Strategic Communication program.
In today’s complex, digitally connected world, companies...UndergraduateDegree Type: BADeepen and broaden your understanding of Christianity and World Religions.
When you study Religion at Ashland University, you will explore the fields of:Biblical Studies Christian Theology History of Christianity Practical Theology Christian Ethics World Religions
As a Religion major, with the direction and guidance of your professors, you will...UndergraduateDegree Type: BSEducating a Scientific Youth
Do you have a passion for teaching and want to introduce young minds to the wonders of science? Ashland University’s teacher-training program is highly regarded as one of the best in Ohio. When you graduate with a degree in any of our science education majors, you’ll...UndergraduateDegree Type: BSSWPreparing You for a Lifetime of Advocacy
Ashland University’s Social Work program trains you to serve at-risk populations. Nationally accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), this program is one of the largest programs in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences. It prepares you to take the licensing...UndergraduateDegree Type: B.S.Integrating the Software Lifecycle into Your Lifecycle
The Software Design and Development program prepares you to be a proficient designer, developer, and troubleshooter of computer software systems. You will develop strong problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills, while taking courses that go in depth into each stage of the software lifecycle.UndergraduateDegree Type: BA
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BSED
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BAUniting Sport and People
Do you have passion for sports and an interest in communication? Consider merging your interests in the Sport Communication program at Ashland University.
No other sport communication program in the country takes the same full-circle approach to the field as we do, making this program stand...UndergraduateDegree Type: BA
AFTER THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER, THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSUndergraduateDegree Type: BSInvestigating Chemicals to Reduce Harmful Effects
Have you ever wondered why prescription drugs have side effects? Or why some plants and animals are poisonous? Or how exposure to air pollutants like sulfur and nitrogen oxides might affect people’s health?
You’ll learn the answers to these questions—and prepare for an exciting...Graduate
GraduateGraduateDegree Type: MA
There are many hybrid and online master's degree programs available, but how many can combine the rich interaction of a brick-and-mortar classroom with the convenience of learning from home? Ashland University's Master of Arts programs in American History and Government take online learning to the next level. At Ashland, you'll...GraduateDegree Type: MA
Are you a dedicated professional looking to improve your strategic communication skills?
Ashland University's Master of Arts in Strategic Communication & Leadership (MASCL) program is one of the most innovative programs nationwide.GraduateDegree Type: MFA
Expand your writing practice and refine your craft within the supportive community of Ashland University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.Online-Adult
Online-AdultOnline-AdultDegree Type: AA, MinorThe Department of Addictions Counseling, Prevention and Human Services
The Department of Addictions Counseling, Prevention, and Human Services offers a minor in addictions for students pursuing any bachelor’s degrees. The minor, in addition to a degree in psychology, criminal justice, social work, and nursing, fulfills the educational requirement for the...Online-AdultDegree Type: BABroadening Your Communication Career
Are you passionate about connecting with others and seeking a career that builds relationships? Consider the Communication Studies program at Ashland University. This comprehensive program will prepare you for a broad range of careers in communication.Online-AdultDegree Type: BSFinish Your Degree to Meet Your Career Goals Organizational Leadership Online Degree
This degree will give you the credential to advance your career in any company or industry, or to move your career in a new direction. The program offers a great opportunity to study with your peers – adults...Online-AdultDegree Type: BSFinish your degree without putting your life on hold Organizational Training and Development Online Degree
This degree will give you the credential to move your career from “doing” to “teaching.” The program offers a great opportunity to study with your peers – adults with substantial work experience. Not only do...Online-AdultDegree Type: B.S.Defending Technology from Cybercriminals
The Cybersecurity major prepares you to protect individuals, companies and governments from malicious cyber-attacks. You will develop strong problem-solving skills, a robust understanding of computer systems, solid analytical skills, and firm awareness with laws and regulations pertaining to information security.Online-AdultDegree Type: BSBAWhy Should a Student Pursue this Degree?
The Homeland Security program is designed for those who want to work on the front lines and be involved with emergencies as they happen. People who excel in this field aren’t averse to confronting a disaster directly.
This program will give you the...Online-AdultDegree Type: BS
The Interdisciplinary Studies Major provides students with an opportunity to complete a degree with a primary foundation in practical thinking and ethics. In addition, the student will develop this foundation through the choice of two concentrations in either the humanities, the sciences, or a business-oriented practicum. It will conclude with...Online-AdultDegree Type: BSWhat to Expect
This degree program will provide a path to achieve baccalaureate degrees if your interests lie in multiple areas and/or if your accumulated semester credit hours may not otherwise combine to qualify you for one of AU's existing baccalaureate degrees. The Multidisciplinary Studies program enables you to pursue...Online-AdultDegree Type: BS, AA
Looking to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice on your own time? As an online student in Ashland University’s Criminal Justice program, you’ll learn in an interactive online learning environment with ultimate flexibility to meet your schedule.
- Arts & Culture
Effective Fall 2017
Note: These guidelines apply to all student recitals: Senior, Junior, joint and non-Degree
All recitals must be scheduled with the Department of Music (email@example.com). The student must submit the Recital Application with the signature of the applied instructor.
No student recital may be scheduled during the two weeks prior to exams, during exam week or on the same day as any A.U. Band, Choir or Jazz Ensemble Concert. Music Ed. Majors should not schedule the recital during their student internship.
- Should be scheduled on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. or on Sundays.
- Music Education Junior Recitals should be shared recitals of 2-3 students (ca. 20 min. of music each student).
- BA Applied Junior Recitals should be shared recitals of 2 students where possible (30 min. of music each student minimum).
- Should be scheduled on Sundays if possible
- Sunday Recitals should be scheduled at 1:00, 3:00, 5:00 or 7:30 p.m.
Program Notes and Translations
Program notes are required for all Senior Recitals and are not included for junior recitals. Translations are required for all voice recitals. A draft of program notes must be submitted 2 weeks before the recital hearing to a full-time faculty members, who will proof the notes. A revised version must be submitted at the recital hearing. Program notes should be primarily in the student's own words with any direct quotations placed in quotation marks. Casual references to authors or sources the student consulted can be used, but footnotes and a bibliography are not required. For example, a student could say 'According to a noted Mozart scholar, this is Mozart's best concerto,' but would not need to include a footnote or bibliographic reference.
The Recital Hearing
No later than two weeks prior to the recital, the student(s) must successfully complete the Recital Hearing. The Recital Hearing must be attended by at least two faculty members, including the applied instructor. The applied instructor shall coordinate the scheduling of the faculty in attendance. Typed copies of the tentative program and the revised copy of program notes must be presented at the hearing, and program information must be submitted to the department electronically before the hearing.
In the Recital Hearing, the student will be asked to perform excerpts from any work on the recital program, including ensembles, to determine if the program is sufficiently prepared to allow the program to be performed as scheduled. The Hearing Committee may choose to allow, postpone or cancel the recital.
No later than the day of the recital hearing, the student must electronically submit the program, as approved by the applied instructor, to the Music Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for editing and copying. The Department will print standard programs and program notes. Recital posters/invitations are the responsibility of the student.
Senior Recitals in the B.A. Applied major and the B.M. in Performance should contain at least 45 minutes of music. Senior Music Education and Junior B.A. Applied recitals should contain at least 30 minutes of music. Junior Music Education Recitals should be limited to approximately 20 minutes of music per student.
Stage Crew and Tape Recording
The Coordinator of Performing Arts Events will, with the Chair, see that student employees are scheduled to staff each recital. The Department will record each recital and provide one CD recording for the performer. The Department will also keep an archived copy of each recital. Video recording is the sole responsibility of the student. Family members may record student recitals with the performer’s permission.
Evaluation of Degree Recitals
Following the recital, the faculty in attendance shall confer with the applied instructor to determine whether the recital meets minimum requirements for the degree sought. This decision shall be reported to the Chair using a Recital Evaluation form. The Chair shall report in writing to the Registrar which students have and have not completed the appropriate degree recitals.
Revised 8/17 TR