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Master of Music Education - Option A (Thesis-Recital) & Option B (Non-Thesis)

Option A (Thesis-Recital)

 

Class
Description
Credits
MUSI 500 or 501 
Performance Study
2
MUSI 511
Advanced Conducting
2
MUSI 520 
Research in Music
2
MUSI 521
Psychology of Music
2
MUSI 522
Philosophy of Music
2
MUSI 554 
Analytical Techniques I
3
MUSI 555
Analytical Techniques II
3
MUSI 599 or
MUSI 593 & 501
Thesis
Professional Project & Performance Study
4
Graduate level courses in Music History/Literature
 
2
Graduate electives in Music Education  
 
6
Graduate Level non-music course 
 
2
Total Required Credits
 
30

In addition to the above graduate level courses, three (3) credits of ensemble participation are required.

Electives are chosen in consultation with the major advisor and may include a limited number of Music Education Workshops, ordinarily offered during Summer Session.

Independent Study or Special Topics may be substituted for required courses with the approval of the major advisor and the faculty member directing the independent study.

At least 50% of the total program (excluding 3 credits of required ensemble participation) must be 500-600 level.

Consult the Graduate Catalog for additional graduation requirements and procedures.

Final Exit Oral Experience must be passed after the completion of the professional project or recital.

Option B: Extra Credits

 

MUSI 500 or 501 
Performance Study
2
MUSI 511
Advanced Conducting
2
MUSI 520 
Research in Music
2
MUSI 521
Psychology of Music
2
MUSI 522
Philosophy of Music
2
MUSI 554 
Analytical Techniques I
3
MUSI 555
Analytical Techniques II
3
Graduate level courses in Music History/Literature
 
2
Graduate electives in Music Education  
 
6
Additional Approved Graduate Level Electives
(4 may be non-music)
 
10
Graduate Level non-music course 
 
2
Total Required Credits
 
36

 In addition to the above graduate level courses, three (3) credits of ensemble participation are required.

Electives are chosen in consultation with the major advisor and may include a limited number of Music Education Workshops, ordinarily offered during Summer Session.

Independent Study or Special Topics may be substituted for required courses with the approval of the major advisor and the faculty member directing the independent study.

At least 50% of the total program (excluding 3 credits of required ensemble participation) must be 500-600 level.

Consult the Graduate Catalog for additional graduation requirements and procedures.