Master of Music Curriculum Outline
Conducting Major - Choral Track
(revised February 2006)
Admission requirements are available on the Policies
and Procedures page.
The degree requires the completion of 30 semester hours, including
a full recital (60 minutes of music) or two half-recitals (30
minutes of music on each). A recording of the final recital, or two
half-recitals, must be placed in the university library before the
degree will be conferred.
A final comprehensive oral examination covering the entire
program of study is required.
The Graduate Music Diagnostic Exams in music theory, music
history, and diction are required for placement purposes. These
exams are administered immediately prior to the start of classes
each semester. Student performance on these exams may indicate a
need for review coursework in these areas in addition to the
distribution requirements listed below.
At least 50% of the curriculum must be courses numbered
at the 500-level or higher.
||Advanced Conducting (2, 2, 2, 2)
||Conducting Recital (0)
||Final Oral Examination (0)
||See "note" below
||Seminar in Choral Literature (2, 2)
||Research in Music (3)
||Analysis in Relation to Performance (3)
||Graduate Conducting Seminar (1, 1)
||Advanced Keyboard Harmony I (2)
|Music History or Music Theory Electives
||(3) MH 405 or MH 500-506
|General Music Electives
Note: Ensemble membership: participation in an
approved ensemble is required during each semester of enrollment.
Ensemble credits may be used to fulfill "General Music Elective"
Independent studies may only be used to fulfill "General Music
Elective" credit requirements and must be approved by the Director
of Graduate Music Studies.