The following is an automated music theory self-review and assessment. It is designed to give prospective and incoming graduate music students a means of determining which areas of their theory training may require review. When you click the "Submit Assessment for Grading" button at the end of this page, you will see a page that lists your answers and recommendations for review units found in the SMU Theory Review Guide. You may click the "back" button on your browser to review this assessment.
Note: The placement exam at SMU is separate and independent from this self-assessment. Although this self-assessment is designed to assist in a prospective student's preparation for graduate studies, it does not count as the actual placement exam, nor does it represent the entire placement exam. All students are urged to properly review and prepare for exams that may differ from the following general self-assessment.