COURSE REQUIREMENTS – STUDIO PEDAGOGY TRACK (30 credits)
At least 15 total credit hours of the degree must be at the 700 level
3 total credits in Music Theory and 3 total credits in Music Literature or History are required.
Artist Courses in Applied Music: 4 hours
Must take a minimum of two semesters of applied lessons
at the 700-level at 2 credits each.
Professional Studies in Music Education: 6 hours
MUED 787 Seminars in Music Education (One required, on any topic). 3 credits.
MUED 791-796 Pedagogy course in applicable performance area (i.e., piano, voice, woodwinds, percussion, or strings). 3 credits.
Required Capstone: 4 hours
MUED 799 Thesis or Performance with juried performance notes and oral defense.
Elective Courses in Music, Music Education, and/or Education
and related areas: 16 hours
Any graduate courses at the 500-level and above as approved by the graduate advisor in the signed “plan of study,” including but not limited to:
MUS 505 Jazz History
MUS 507 World Music
MUS 508 Survey of Film Music
MUS 513 Schenkerian Analysis
MUS 523 Opera History
MUS 622 Song Literature
MUS 626 History and Literature of Wind Ensemble Music
MUS 650 Special Topics in Music
MUS 686 Instrument Repair
MUS 710 Theory for Jr & Sr High School Teachers
MUS 712 Form and Analysis
MUS 779 Composition
Chamber Music or Ensembles (Choir, Band, Orchestra) at the graduate level
Up to two additional semesters of Artist Courses in Applied Music