Jan 20, 2020  
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Music, Theory-Composition Track: Composition Emphasis, M.M.


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The theory-composition track within the Master of Music is designed to further develop the creative and analytical skills of students who wish to pursue careers in academia and the professional world. Students may choose to emphasize theory, composition or both. Students entering this degree should have an undergraduate degree in music. All three concentrations within this degree track are available both on campus and online.

Requirements (11 hours)


In addition to meeting general degree requirements shown elsewhere in this bulletin, a music major must complete the following school requirements:

Theory


All graduate students must take the graduate placement exam in music theory before registering for their first term of classes. Students who pass are eligible to register for graduate-level theory coursework. Students who do not pass the placement exam must enroll in MTC 401 - Theory Review and successfully complete the course with at least a B before registering in graduate-level theory courses.

Students are encouraged to enroll in MTC 561 - Introduction to Graduate Music Theory  as early as possible in their course of study, preferably as their first theory course. MTC 561 is a prerequisite to MTC 565 - Schenkerian Theory 

All students take:

and 2 hours from the following:


Music History/Literature


All graduate students must take the graduate placement exam in music history before registering for their first term of classes. Students who pass are eligible to register for graduate-level history coursework. Students who do not pass the placement exam must complete prescribed remediation assignments before registering for graduate-level history courses, with the exception of MHL 531 - Music Bibliography .


Students are encouraged to enroll in MHL 531 as early as possible in their course of study. MHL 531 must be taken prior to or concurrently with a student’s enrollment in other music history courses.

All students take:

Concentration Requirements


(30-hour program)

Ensemble or applied (2) from:


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