Supplemental Material Requirements


ProgramLevel of StudyReference LettersResumeOther Items
Master of Fine Arts - Studio ArtsMaster of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)3Yes• Statement addressing ideas central to your current work and intentions for graduate study, as well as your studio discipline;
• 5-page sample of your academic writing;
• Image list of artworks in your digital portfolio (PDF file). For each art work in your digital portfolio, include the following information in a list: file name corresponding to your digital portfolio(s), title, medium, size, and date. Thumbnail images of the artworks are helpful but not required.
• Upload a digital portfolio of 15-20 images of recent art works. Images must conform to the following specifications:
• image format: JPEG file format only
• image resolution: 1024 wide x 768 high at 72dpi
• file size: Each JPEG 1mb - 5mb maximum
• file name: Name each image file with your name and and a number (e.g., Jones-001.jpg, Jones-002.jpg, etc.)
Arts TechnologyMaster of Science (M.S.) Yes• Letter of application stating your interest and emphasis
• Writing sample: it may be poems, a short story, script or an essay.
 • Portfolio consisting of 6-10 pieces of work. The work must be viewable on Mac or PC.
• The portfolio will include some of the following, depending on your interest and experience:
    o images of your art work
    o web site design
    o musical composition
    o musical performance
    o theatre resume
    o sketches of theatre design work
    o digital audio
    o multimedia work
Master of Business Administration - MBAMaster of Business Administration (M.B.A.)3Yes• Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Applied Economics Master of Arts (M.A.)3
Applied Economics Master of Science (M.S.)3
Applied Economics - Electricity, Natural Gas, and Telecommunications Master of Arts (M.A.)3
Applied Economics - Electricity, Natural Gas, and Telecommunications Master of Science (M.S.)3
Applied Economics - Financial Economics Master of Arts (M.A.)3
Applied Economics - Financial Economics Master of Science (M.S.)3
Family & Consumer Sciences Master of Arts (M.A.)3• Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Family & Consumer Sciences Master of Science (M.S.)3• Statement of Academic and Career Goals
HydrogeologyMaster of Science (M.S.)3 • Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Information Systems - Geographic Information Systems Master of Science (M.S.) • Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Information Systems - Internet Application Development Master of Science (M.S.) • Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Information Systems - Network and Security Master of Science (M.S.) • Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Information Systems - Systems Development Master of Science (M.S.) • Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Kinesiology & Recreation - Biomechanics Master of Science (M.S.)3Yes• Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Kinesiology & Recreation - Exercise Physiology Master of Science (M.S.)3Yes• Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Mathematics - Biomathematics Master of Science (M.S.)3Yes• Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Teaching and LearningMaster of Science (M.S.)3Yes• Statement of Academic and Career Goals
Music - Music Performance Master of Music (M.M.) 3Yes • Statement of purpose Indicating your primary applied instrument/voice and experience in performing organizations. 
• Four solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory. 
• For Piano: Statement of purpose Indicating your primary applied instrument and experience in performing organizations. 
• Prepare three works from memory that present a balanced program showcasing your technical and musical development.
Music – Collaborative Piano  Master of Music (M.M.)3Yes• A substantial solo piece that showcases the student's technical ability and musical development, which must be performed from memory.
• One movement from a major work for an instrument and piano, which must be performed with an instrumentalist.
• One vocal art song from the standard repertory with a substantial piano part, which must be performed with a singer. Arias are not accepted.
Music - Composition  Master of Music (M.M.)3Yes• A portfolio of pieces that accurately represents both the breadth and depth of your artistic achievements. Excellent portfolios typically include at least three pieces written for a variety of ensembles (including electronics), and are submitted in PDF format with either MP3 or links to live performances (sample renderings are acceptable).
Music - Conducting  Master of Music (M.M.)3Yes• A recorded performance audition on the applicant’s primary applied instrument or voice.
• A list of works conducted in public performance, including dates and name of the performing ensemble.
• A "face-to-the-camera" video of the applicant conducting in both rehearsal and performance settings. Both small and large ensemble excerpts are acceptable. The video should be approximately 15 minutes in length. Please take one minute at the beginning of the video to introduce yourself and briefly describe your goals in pursuing the Master’s degree in Conducting.
Art - Graphic Design Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)• Five artworks that you consider to be your best work in any medium.
• Digital images should approximately meet these specifications:
• Image format: JPEG file format only
• Image resolution: 1024 wide x 768 high at 72dpi
• File size: Each JPEG 1mb -5mb maximum
• File name: Name each image file with your name and a number (e.g., Jones-001.jpg, Jones-002.jpg, etc.)
• One indexed list of these five artwork listing the title, description, medium, and size of each artwork. Identify each item with the same student name and number you assigned in the file name.
• Any necessary weblinks (including YouTube and Vimeo) may be embedded into the indexed list, a PDF, or a document file.
Art - Graphic Design Bachelor of Science (B.S.)• Five artworks that you consider to be your best work in any medium.
• Digital images should approximately meet these specifications:
• Image format: JPEG file format only
• Image resolution: 1024 wide x 768 high at 72dpi
• File size: Each JPEG 1mb -5mb maximum
• File name: Name each image file with your name and a number (e.g., Jones-001.jpg, Jones-002.jpg, etc.)
• One indexed list of these five artwork listing the title, description, medium, and size of each artwork. Identify each item with the same student name and number you assigned in the file name.
• Any necessary weblinks (including YouTube and Vimeo) may be embedded into the indexed list, a PDF, or a document file.
Studio Arts Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)• Five artworks that you consider to be your best work in any medium.
• Digital images should approximately meet these specifications:
• Image format: JPEG file format only
• Image resolution: 1024 wide x 768 high at 72dpi
• File size: Each JPEG 1mb -5mb maximum
• File name: Name each image file with your name and a number (e.g., Jones-001.jpg, Jones-002.jpg, etc.)
• One indexed list of these five artwork listing the title, description, medium, and size of each artwork. Identify each item with the same student name and number you assigned in the file name.
• Any necessary weblinks (including YouTube and Vimeo) may be embedded into the indexed list, a PDF, or a document file.
Studio Arts Bachelor of Science (B.S.)• Five artworks that you consider to be your best work in any medium.
• Digital images should approximately meet these specifications:
• Image format: JPEG file format only
• Image resolution: 1024 wide x 768 high at 72dpi
• File size: Each JPEG 1mb -5mb maximum
• File name: Name each image file with your name and a number (e.g., Jones-001.jpg, Jones-002.jpg, etc.)
• One indexed list of these five artwork listing the title, description, medium, and size of each artwork. Identify each item with the same student name and number you assigned in the file name.
• Any necessary weblinks (including YouTube and Vimeo) may be embedded into the indexed list, a PDF, or a document file.
Art - Art Teacher EducationBachelor of Science (B.S.)• Five artworks that you consider to be your best work in any medium.
• Digital images should approximately meet these specifications:
• Image format: JPEG file format only
• Image resolution: 1024 wide x 768 high at 72dpi
• File size: Each JPEG 1mb -5mb maximum
• File name: Name each image file with your name and a number (e.g., Jones-001.jpg, Jones-002.jpg, etc.)
• One indexed list of these five artwork listing the title, description, medium, and size of each artwork. Identify each item with the same student name and number you assigned in the file name.
• Any necessary weblinks (including YouTube and Vimeo) may be embedded into the indexed list, a PDF, or a document file.
Arts Technology - Art EmphasisBachelor of Arts (B.A.)Yes• Letter of application stating your interest and context for the portfolio you are submitting.
• Writing sample: may be poems, short story, script, or an essay
• Portfolio of 3-5 pieces to include some of the following:
    o images of your art work
    o web site design
    o musical composition
    o musical performance
    o theatre resume
    o sketches of theatre design work
    o digital audio
    o multimedia work
• The work must be viewable on Mac or PC.
Arts Technology - Art EmphasisBachelor of Science (B.S.)Yes• Letter of application stating your interest and context for the portfolio you are submitting.
• Writing sample: may be poems, short story, script, or an essay
• Portfolio of 3-5 pieces to include some of the following:
    o images of your art work
    o web site design
    o musical composition
    o musical performance
    o theatre resume
    o sketches of theatre design work
    o digital audio
    o multimedia work
• The work must be viewable on Mac or PC.
Arts Technology - Music EmphasisBachelor of Arts (B.A.)Yes • Letter of application stating your interest and context for the portfolio you are submitting. 
• Writing sample: may be poems, short story, script, or an essay 
• Portfolio of 3-5 pieces to include some of the following: 
    o images of your art work 
    o web site design 
    o musical composition 
    o musical performance 
    o theatre resume 
    o sketches of theatre design work 
    o digital audio
    o multimedia work 
• Two of the five works should be musical solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
• The work must be viewable on Mac or PC.
Arts Technology - Music EmphasisBachelor of Science (B.S.)Yes • Letter of application stating your interest and context for the portfolio you are submitting. 
• Writing sample: may be poems, short story, script, or an essay 
• Portfolio of 3-5 pieces to include some of the following: 
    o images of your art work 
    o web site design 
    o musical composition 
    o musical performance 
    o theatre resume 
    o sketches of theatre design work 
    o digital audio
    o multimedia work 
• Two of the five works should be musical solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
• The work must be viewable on Mac or PC.
Arts Technology - Theatre & Dance EmphasisBachelor of Arts (B.A.)Yes • Letter of application stating your interest and context for the portfolio you are submitting. 
• Writing sample: may be poems, short story, script, or an essay 
• Portfolio of 3-5 pieces to include some of the following: 
    o images of your art work 
    o web site design 
    o musical composition 
    o musical performance 
    o theatre resume 
    o sketches of theatre design work 
    o digital audio 
    o multimedia work 
• The work must be viewable on Mac or PC.
Arts Technology - Theatre & Dance EmphasisBachelor of Science (B.S.)Yes • Letter of application stating your interest and context for the portfolio you are submitting. 
• Writing sample: may be poems, short story, script, or an essay 
• Portfolio of 3-5 pieces to include some of the following: 
    o images of your art work 
    o web site design 
    o musical composition 
    o musical performance 
    o theatre resume 
    o sketches of theatre design work 
    o digital audio 
    o multimedia work 
• The work must be viewable on Mac or PC.
Theatre - Dance PerformanceBachelor of Arts (B.A.)Yes• Your photo in arabesque;
• Video of you doing center pirouette combination; Ballet Barre, a turning and leaping phrase across the floor; and a two-to-three minute solo;
• Dancers must record the audition material on the same day in the same space in the same costume and lighting.
Theatre - Dance PerformanceBachelor of Science (B.S.)Yes• Your photo in arabesque;
• Video of you doing center pirouette combination; Ballet Barre, a turning and leaping phrase across the floor; and a two-to-three minute solo;
• Dancers must record the audition material on the same day in the same space in the same costume and lighting.
Theatre - Dance Teacher EducationBachelor of Arts (B.A.)Yes• Your photo in arabesque;
• Video of you doing center pirouette combination; Ballet Barre, a turning and leaping phrase across the floor; and a two-to-three minute solo;
• Dancers must record the audition material on the same day in the same space in the same costume and lighting.
Theatre - Dance Teacher EducationBachelor of Science (B.S.)Yes• Your photo in arabesque;
• Video of you doing center pirouette combination; Ballet Barre, a turning and leaping phrase across the floor; and a two-to-three minute solo;
• Dancers must record the audition material on the same day in the same space in the same costume and lighting.
ArtBachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)• Five artworks that you consider to be your best work in any medium.
• Digital images should approximately meet these specifications:
• Image format: JPEG file format only
• Image resolution: 1024 wide x 768 high at 72dpi
• File size: Each JPEG 1mb -5mb maximum
• File name: Name each image file with your name and a number (e.g., Jones-001.jpg, Jones-002.jpg, etc.)
• One indexed list of these five artwork listing the title, description, medium, and size of each artwork. Identify each item with the same student name and number you assigned in the file name.
• Any necessary weblinks (including YouTube and Vimeo) may be embedded into the indexed list, a PDF, or a document file.
Bachelor of Music - Music Composition Bachelor of Music (B.M.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music - General MusicBachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music - General MusicBachelor of Science (B.S.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music - Music BusinessBachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music - Music BusinessBachelor of Science (B.S.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music Education - Choral - General - VocalBachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music Education - Choral - General - KeyboardBachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music Education - Instrumental BandBachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Music Education - Insrumental OrchestraBachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Bachelor of Music - Band & Orchestra Instruments PerformanceBachelor of Music (B.M.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Bachelor of Music - Voice PerformanceBachelor of Music (B.M.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Bachelor of Music - Classical Guitar PerformanceBachelor of Music (B.M.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Bachelor of Music - Keyboard PerformanceBachelor of Music (B.M.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Bachelor of Music - Music TherapyBachelor of Music (B.M.)1 - From a Music Professional• Two solo works representative of differing Western classical musical styles. Vocalists and pianists must perform from memory.
Theatre - Acting Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Yes• Two contrasting memorized monologues;
• Headshot (recent photo that shows "who you are").
Theatre - Acting Bachelor of Science (B.S.)Yes• Two contrasting memorized monologues;
• Headshot (recent photo that shows "who you are").
Theatre - Design/Production Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Yes
Theatre - Design/Production Bachelor of Science (B.S.)Yes