Music - Master of Music (M.M.)

Master of Music (M.M.) - Music

College of Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • Electives are chosen in consultation with the major advisor.

  • Independent study may be substituted for required courses with the approval of the major advisor and the faculty member directing the study.

  • At least 50% of the program must be at 500-600 level.

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

  • A Comprehensive Oral Exam must be passed after the completion of the professional project.

  • The professional project will present at least one work using music technology as a compositional tool.

  • Consult the Graduate Catalog for additional graduation requirements and procedures.

There are two areas of specialization for the M.M. in Music:

Master of Music (M.M.) in Composition

  • Electives are chosen in consultation with the major advisor.

  • Independent study may be substituted for required courses with the approval of the major advisor and the faculty member directing the study.

  • At least 50% of the program must be at 500-600 level.

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

  • A Comprehensive Oral Exam must be passed after the completion of the professional project.

  • The professional project will present at least one work using music technology as a compositional tool.

  • Consult the Graduate Catalog for additional graduation requirements and procedures.

Master of Music (M.M.) in Performance

  • 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.

  • Independent Study 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.

  • A Comprehensive Oral Exam must be passed.

Summary

Required Courses

30

Total Hours

30


Required Courses - Composition

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 500 or

MUSI 551

Secondary Perform Area or Major Performance Area

2

MUSI 520

Research in Music

2

MUSI 554

Analytical Techniques I

3

MUSI 555

Analytical Techniques II

3

MUSI 559

Composition

6

MUSI 593

Professional Projects

2

Complete graduate level course in Music Technology

4

Complete graduate level course in Music History

4

Complete graduate level course in Music or Non-Music

4

Total Hours

30

Minimum Required Grade: C

Required Courses - Performance

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 520

Research in Music

2

MUSI 551

Major Performance Area

2

MUSI 554

Analytical Techniques I

3

MUSI 555

Analytical Techniques II

3

MUSI 559

Composition

6

MUSI 593

Professional Projects

2

Graduate level courses in Music History/Literature 

6

Graduate electives (4 may be non-music)  

6

Total Hours

30

Minimum Required Grade: C