Master of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Education

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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 will include a comprehensive review of the major area of emphasis, the culminating project,  and evaluation of musical styles. The result of the exam will be reported as:

  1. pass;
  2. not pass;
  3. deferral (exam may only be repeated once).

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

Major Area
MU 5423Research in Music Education3
MU 5433Psychological Foundations of Music Education3
MU 5653History and Philosophy of Music Education3
MU 5663Seminar in Music Curriculum and Methodology3
Other Studies in Music
MU 5933Styles in Music3
MU 5403Music Theory Pedagogy3
or MU 5903 Special Topics
(Must be MU 5903 ST: Analytical Techniques)
Thesis or Professional Paper Options. Select one of the following options:6
Professional Paper Option
Professional Paper
Music Electives (3 credits)
OR Thesis Option
Select 12 semester credit hours from music or education.12
Total Semester Credit Hours36