Master of Music Curriculum Outline
Conducting Major - Instrumental 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 or two half-recitals. 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 and music
history 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)
||Research in Music (3)
||Analysis in Relation to Performance (3)
|Music History or Music Theory Electives
||(6), including one course from MH 405 or MH 500-506
|General Music Electives
Note: Independent studies may only be used to
fulfill "General Music Elective" credit requirements and must be
approved by the Director of Graduate Music Studies.