Master of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Pedagogy

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

36 semester credit hours

Special requirement

A grade of ‘A’ or ‘B’ for courses to be counted toward the degree.

Final Examination

An oral examination of approximately two hours in length will cover a comprehensive review of the major area of emphasis, the culminating project, and general music literacy. The result of this examination will be given

  1. approval;
  2. qualified disapproval, resulting in reworking of research with another oral examination (exam may only be repeated once); or
  3. disapproval.

Master of Arts in Music with an Emphasis In Music Pedagogy Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

A lecture-recital will satisfy the recital requirement. Voice pedagogy students take a placement exam in sight reading and keyboard proficiency, and are expected to be proficient in German, French, and Italian diction.

Major Area (12 SCH)
MU 5553Seminar in Music3
MU 5753Music Pedagogy I3
MU 5763Music Pedagogy II3
MU 5803Graduate Recital3
Other Studies in Music (18 SCH)
MU 5423Music Education Research3
MU 5933Styles in Music3
MU 5403Music Theory Pedagogy3
or MU 5903 Special Topics
(Must be MU 5903 ST: Analytical Techniques)
Performance: Select 9 semester credit hours from the following:9
Woodwinds
Woodwinds
Brass
Brass
Piano
Piano
Strings
Strings
Voice
Voice
Percussion
Percussion
Guitar
Guitar
Instrumental Ensemble
Jazz Lab Ensemble
Chamber Music
Vocal Ensemble
Electives (6 SCH)
Not specified. Select 6 semester credit hours.6
Total Semester Credit Hours36