Master of Music - Education Track

The music education track of the Master of Music degree requires 36 semester hours, and thesis and non-thesis options are available. Two additional courses in music education may be substituted for the thesis, and six hours of applied music may replace two music education courses.

Course of Study

     1. Music Education -- 18 hours.

        a.  MUED 5320, Music Reference, Research & Writing, is required of all master's students.

        b.  MUED 5330, Basic Concepts in Music Education, is required on the Music Education track.

        c.  12 hours of music education courses

     2. Music History -- 6 hours (two 3-hour courses)

     3. Music Theory -- 6 hours (two 3-hour courses)

     4a. Thesis option-- 6 hours of thesis enrollment

     4b. Non-thesis option-- 6 hours of additional music education courses

         *Students may substitute 6 hours of applied lessons (3 semesters, 2 credit hours each semester) for 6 hours of music education. They do not have to be in the same area.

     5. Oral examination