Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Music M.M. — Music Education Emphasis

College of Performing and Visual Arts

See “Music M.M.

Degree Requirements — 30-36 Credits

Required Emphasis Credits — 12 hours

Studies in the Major Area (9 hours)

MUS 519Foundations of Music Education


MUS 533Curriculum Trends in Music Education


MUS 610Research in Music Education


Studies in Professional Education (3 hours)

Selected from the following content areas such as: Psychology of Music Teaching and Learning, Multicultural Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Foundations or Special Education (3).

Credits in Music Studies — 10-16 hours

To be selected in consultation with program advisor (10-16).

Elective Credits in Music and other areas — 8 hours

Courses should be based upon the candidate's specialized teaching area and professional goals.

Thesis option:

MUS 699: Take 6 credits.

Notes: Candidates will be asked to take an advisory examination on topics related to music education.

The School of Music will consider examinations, scholarly papers and musical performance in all areas of study to assess student progress throughout the program.

Each master's degree student must pass a written comprehensive examination or otherwise show competency in the discipline by successfully completing a specified equivalent that has been approved by the Graduate Council (thesis or project in lieu of comprehensive examinations). Defense of a project or thesis in lieu of comprehensive examinations is equivalent to administering the comprehensive examination.