By the end of the undergraduate degree, students should have a strong establishment of music theory and aural skills in regards to traditional, Western-art music, as well as examined 20th century techniques, post-tonal music, atonal music, and written about a multitude of topics utilizing fluent musical and appropriate terminology. Students should also have a firm understanding of aural skills techniques, dictation, voice leading practices, complex harmony, form, and function. In addition to these developed topics, students should reflect a strong and reaffirmed comprehension of the fundamentals of music theory. Successful students would have examined repertoire from a wide variety of periods, genres, and styles. This progression of topics combined with knowledgeable and confident instructors has an undeniable possibility to produce well-rounded and successful musicians.