General Course Information

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1. All students MUST audition  to be a member of the Pep Band.

2. All students must attend 4 of 5 rehearsals to receive a pep band 
uniform and to be allowed to participate.

3. All students must sign in before a rehearsal or game to receive credit. 

4. All students must provide their own transportation to the Bob Carpenter Center. Parking will be provided for free in the back lot. Please enter in the Route 4 entrance.

5. No use of drugs, alcohol, profanity, or displays of inappropriate behavior in uniform (uniform is pep band jacket, this includes carrying instrument into the arena, bus, or rehearsal room). This may also lead to dismissal from the pep band and removal of scholarship.

6. Anyone who has auditioned and abided by the guidelines may take pep
band for credit (one credit during the spring semester).  Please see the guidelines below to see if you qualify. The course number is MUSC 120 sec 010. 

7. Anyone who wishes to arrange a piece of music for the band should refer to the arranging guidelines. Song selection must be approved by Jim BEFORE you write.                  

GRADING - please see which category you fit into: THIS WILL BE UPDATED WHEN THE NEW SCHEDULE IS POSTED! I will try this season to create a formula so that you can access your attendance points on Sakai!

Scholarship Recipient and NO Study Abroad - You must attend 4 of 5 rehearsals, you must attend 16 of 20 mandatory games, you must be a full time student in the spring, you must attend two post season away day trips, you can take the course for credit and you will receive an "A". Optional game attendance erases one absence. 

Scholarship Recipient and WILL Study Abroad - You must attend 4 of 5 rehearsals, you must attend 10 of 12 mandatory games in the fall and spring, you must be a full time student in the spring, you must attend two post season away day trips, you CANNOT take the course for credit. Optional game attendance erases one absence. 

No Scholarship, NO Study Abroad, FOR CREDIT - You must attend 4 of 5 rehearsals. You are eligible to travel to any of the away trips. Grading is as follows: (Optional game attendance erases one absence.) 

16/20 mandatory games A 

15/20 A-

14/20 B

13/20 B-

12/20 C

11/20 C-

10/20 D

9/20 F and removal from band

No Scholarship, NO Study Abroad but live close, NO CREDIT - You must attend 4 of 5 rehearsals, you must attend at least 12/20 mandatory games. You are eligible to travel to any of the away trips. Optional game attendance erases one absence. 

No Scholarship, WILL Study Abroad or live too far away, NO CREDIT - You must attend 4 of 5 rehearsals, you must attend at least 10 of 12 mandatory Fall and Spring games. You are eligible to travel to any of the away trips. Optional game attendance erases one absence. 

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