Music Education, M.M.
The M.M. in Music Education requires 32 credit hours. At least one half the coursework credited toward the degree must be in 600-level courses or above. Diagnostic examinations in music history and music theory are administered prior to the first semester of enrollment. Students complete their M.M. Portfolio either during the semester prior to the final semester or during the final semester. The portfolio demonstrates advanced competencies of teaching music.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 32 credit hours
|Music Research and Music Studies Core (6 credits)|
|MUE 601||Research Methods in Music||3|
|Complete one 3 credit hour course in Ethnomusicology, Music Theory, or Musicology; select MUS courses from the MUS 600-700 levels of study||3|
|Professional Music Education Core (15 credits)|
|MUE 639||Advanced Conducting||3|
|MUE 650||Seminar in Music Education||3|
|Select 9 credits from the following courses:||9|
|The Measurement of Musical Behavior|
|Music for Exceptional Children|
|Contemporary Trends in Music Education|
|Electives (9 credits)|
|A minimum of two 3 credit hour courses are required; a maximum of 3 credits of music performance study in music ensembles (i.e., ENS 6XX) or private music lessons (e.g., MUP 653) may be completed for the remaining 3 credit hours of electives.||9|
|Portfolio (Capstone Experience) (2 credits)|
|MUE 692A||Portfolio Development in Music Education||1|
|MUE 692B||Portfolio Development in Music Education||1|
|Total Credit Hours||32|