Applied concentrations are available in the following areas:Audio production

  • Collaborative piano
  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Instrumental performance
  • Jazz studies (performance and/or arranging)
  • Keyboard performance
  • Vocal performance

Dual concentrations may be approved on an individual basis

Core Courses

  • MUS 650 Concert Attendance Credits: 0 Terms: 5
  • MUS 675 Introduction to Graduate Research Credits: 3
  • MUS 680 Special Topics in Contemporary Musicology Credits: 3
  • MUS 685 Contemporary Readings in Music Credits: 3
  • MUS 690 Recording and Media Production Credits: 1 Credits: 3

Program Evaluation

Focuses have specific program evaluation requirements. See areas of focus for required courses.

  • Ensemble (MUEN 501 -MUEN 592 ) Credits: 6

Music Performance Credits: 24

  • MUP 610 Music Performance – Audio Production On-Campus Credits: 2-4
  • MUP 615 Music Performance – Composition Credits: 2-4
  • MUP 620 Music Performance – Conducting Credits: 2-4
  • MUP 625 Music Performance – Instrumental Credits: 2-4
  • MUP 630 Music Performance – Vocal Credits: 2-4
  • MUP 640 Music Performance – Graduate Credits: 2-4

Approved Elective Credits: 12

Elective credits required vary by focus area. See areas of focus for details.

  • MUE 525 Orff-Schulwerk Level I Credits: 6
  • MUE 527 Choral Methods Credits: 3
  • MUE 551 Woodwind Pedagogy Credits: 3
  • MUS 514 Jazz Theory Credits: 3
  • MUS 515 Jazz Arranging I Credits: 3
  • MUS 516 Jazz Arranging II Credits: 3
  • MUS 521 Music Media Production I Credits: 3
  • MUS 522 Music Media Production II Credits: 3
  • MUS 523 Music Media Production III Credits: 3
  • MUS 525 Keyboard Literature Credits: 3
  • MUS 528 Choral Literature Credits: 3
  • MUS 560 Special Topics in Music History Credits: 2-3
  • MUS 565 Special Topics In Music Theory Credits: 2-3 Credits: 3-6
  • MUS 640 College Pedagogy in Music Credits: 1-6

Exit Evaluation Requirement

Students must complete both of the following exit evaluations in order to receive their degree:

  • One recital in area of focus, Credits: 0
  • One compact disc master recording, Credits: 0

Areas of Focus

  • Jazz Focus  
  • Popular Music Focus  

Total Credits: 51-54