Master of Music Curriculum Outline
Piano Pedagogy Major
(revised February 2006)
Admission requirements are available on the Policies and Procedures
The degree requires the completion of 36 semester hours.
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.
||Piano major (4)
|AM 709 or ME 521
||Recital (0) or Workshop in Piano Pedagogy
||Piano Teaching Internship (1, 1)
||Piano Pedagogy: Organization & Materials (3)
||Piano Pedagogy: Technique (3)
||Final Oral Examination (0)
||Research in Music (3)
|Music History Electives
||(6), including MH 415 or 416 (Piano Literature I or II)
|Music Theory Electives
|General Music Electives
||(9-11), including one piano pedagogy or piano literature
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.