Admission requirements and procedures
Proficiency examinations in theory and history-literature are required. The performance proficiency examination will determine if the student will be permitted to pursue this major area of concentration. Sight-reading may be requested. Vocal majors must demonstrate piano skills and a proficiency in French, German and Italian diction. Deficiency course work will not apply toward the degree.
- Required courses:
- MUS 6000 Applied Music (Credits: 1 to 4 hrs.)
- MUS 6100 Introduction to Research in Music (Credits: 3 hrs.)
- MUS 6900 Graduate Recital (Credits: 2 hrs.)
- Oral exam
Composition, music education, history/literature, theory, jazz studies (9 to 12 hours). Must contain at least one 6000-level course.
A minimum of two credits of chamber ensembles and two credits of conducted ensembles. (Keyboard majors are required a minimum of two credits of chamber ensembles.) A maximum of six credits of ensembles may be applied toward the performance degree requirements.