Master of Music Curriculum Outline
Music Performance Major
(revised February 2006)
Admission requirements are available on the Policies and Procedures
The degree requires the completion of 30 semester hours, including
a full recital. A recording of the final recital 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 (vocal performance only) 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.
||(8) Major instrument or voice
||Final Oral Examination (0)
|Music Education Electives
||Pedagogy courses or electives (2)
||Research in Music (3)
|Music History Electives
||(6), including 1 course from MH 405 or MH 500-506
|Music Theory Electives
||(3) must be an analysis class
|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.