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Master of Arts with Major in Music - Performance Track

Music master students must meet ALL Music Department and Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters admission requirements.

Admission Requirements:

1. A baccalaureate degree in music.

2. A combined GRE score in 1000. The Music Department may support a petition to waive a lower GRE score if in the last 60 credits of undergraduate course work the student attained a 3.0 GPA.

3. An initial interview with the departmental coordinator to discuss the program.

4. A satisfactory performance audition. Students cannot register for any graduate courses in the music program until they have successfully completed the entrance audition.

5. Placement examinations in music theory and music history. (Master of Arts Entrance Requirements: Placement Exams)

Degree Requirements:

Graduate Core Courses Prefix Credits Prerequisites
Introduction to Graduate Research MUS 6716 2
Seminar in Theoretical Styles MUT 6935 3
Seminar in Historical Styles MUH 6688 3
Thesis/Recital/Lecture MUS 6971 4
Total 12

1. Performance Track- CHORAL CONDUCTING CONCENTRATION

Courses Prefix Credits Prerequisites
Graduate Choral Conducting MUG 6205 2
Applied Graduate Choral Conducting MUG 6206 6
Choral Ensembles: Graduate Level MUN 6315 4
Advanced Studies in Choral Literature: Mass and Motet MUR 6108 3 MUS 6716
Advanced Studies in Choral Music: A Survey of Choral Literature MUL 6648 3
Total 18

2. Performance Track - INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING CONCENTRATION

Courses Prefix Credits Prerequisites
Graduate Instrumental Conducting MUG 6305 2
Applied Graduate Instrumental Conducting MUG 6309 6
Ensembles (one per semester) MUN **** 4
Select two of the following: Prefix Credits Prerequisites
Survey of Symphonic Wind Literature MUL 6555 3 MUS 6715
Survey of Chamber Wind Literature MUL 6567 3 MUS 6715
Survey of Orchestra Literature MUL 6505 3 MUS 6715
Total 18

3. Performance Track - INSTRUMENTAL OR VOCAL PERFORMANCE CONCENTRATION

Courses Prefix Credits Prerequisites
Graduate Applied Music MU* 6*** 6
Ensembles MUN **** 5
Select approved history, literature, and pedagogy courses from the list below to total 9 credits Prefix Credits Prerequisites
Graduate Piano Pedagogy MVK 6650 3
Graduate Piano Pedagogy 2 MVK 6651 3
Survey of Orchestra Literature MUL 6505 3 MUS 6716
Seminar in Music Education MUE 6938 3
Seminar in Music History MUH 6935 3 MUS 6716
Survey of Chamber Wind Literature MUL 6567 3 MUS 6716
Survey of Symphonic Wind Literature MUL 6555 3 MUS 6716
Survey of Chamber Music Literature MUL 6565 3 MUS 6716
Advanced Studies in Choral Literature: Mass and Motet MUR 6108 3 MUS 6716
Graduate Survey of Art Song MUL 6606 3 MUS 6716
Vocal Pedagogy MVV 6652 3
Total 20

4. Performance Track - COMPOSITION CONCENTRATION

 Courses Prefix Credits Prerequisites
20th -Century Music MUH 6375 3 MUS 6716
Approved music history, literature, or theory course 3
Advanced Music Composition for Film MUC 6615 3
Music Composition (applied) MUC 6251 6
Ensemble MUN **** 1
Select one of the following: Prefix Credits Prerequisites
Advanced Commercial Arranging MUT 6346 2
Advanced Composition & Arranging for TV & Radio Commercials MUC 6605 3
Total 18-19

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