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Master of Music in Conducting

Master of Music in Conducting

(30 hour program)

 Major Area-Conducting-15-18 hours

MUS 518   Advanced Conducting  3 hrs
MUS 500   Theory Seminar  3 hrs
MUS 519   Conducting Seminar  3-6 hrs
    Choral Emphasis  6 hrs
    Instrumental Emphasis  3 hrs
MUS 553   Applied Music Principal (Conducting)  2 hrs
Ensemble    1 hr
MUS 625   Graduate Capstone Project  3 hrs


Music Core-9 hours

MUS 530   Music Literature  3 hrs
MUS 525   Music and the Human Experience  3 hrs
MUS 511   Research Methods in Music  3 hrs


Electives 3-6 hours

MUS 512   Music Education Workshop  3 hrs
MUS 538   Ind. Dir. Study/Theory-Lit  3 hrs
MUS 513   Ind. Dir. Study/Music Ed  3 hrs
MUS 550   Applied Music Secondary  3 hrs
MUS 553   Applied Music Principal  3 hrs
Performing Ensembles selected from:   MUS 540, 541, 544, 545, 547, 548, 571, 574  1 hr


Program Exit Requirements:

Graduate Capstone Project Candidates must successfully complete MUS 625- Graduate Capstone Conducting project. Student must conduct a concert-length public performance or lecture-recital with an ensemble approved by the conducting faculty which will include program notes. A minimal of grade B must be earned for exit from the degree program.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14