MA: Music Education Option
The goal of the option in music education is to develop a broad knowledge at the graduate level in the fields of music education, performance, history, and theory.
A minimum of 30 credits is required (see below).
|Course Number||Course Name||Course Credit|
|The following four courses are required:|
|MUSI 955||Bibliography||3 credits|
|MUSI 994||Theory Seminar||3 credits|
|MUED 995||Special Projects in Music Education||3-4 credits|
|MUED 996||Foundation and Perspectives of Music Education||4 credits|
|Any two of the following music history courses:|
|MUSI 803||Music of the Renaissance||3 credits|
|MUSI 805||Music of the Baroque||3 credits|
|MUSI 807||Music of the Classical Period||3 credits|
|MUSI 809||Music of the Romantic Period||3 credits|
|MUSI 811||Music of the 20th Century||3 credits|
|MUSI 813||The Art Song||3 credits|
|MUSI 815||Survey of Opera||3 credits|
|MUSI 956||Readings (Antiquity to 1600)||3 credits|
|MUSI 957||Readings (1600-1820)||3 credits|
|MUSI 958||Readings (1820 to present)||3 credits|
|One of the following two courses:|
|MUED 983||Instrumental Literature and Its Performance||3 credits|
|MUED 984||Choral Literature and Its Performance||3 credits|
|subtotal of required credits||22-24 credits|
Graduate level electives will be selected, with the advisor's approval, to bring the total credits to 30.
Each candidate will be required to complete an independent project (MUED 995) of a substantive nature on a topic of the candidate's special interest as approved by the advisor. A comprehensive exam concerning the application or philosophical, sociological, psychological, and technical aspects of music education completes the program.