Choral Emphasis

Master of Music Degree in Music Education (36 credit hours)
Link to Yearly Sequence of Courses

Studies in Major Area (16 hours) Download Choral Program of Study 

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
MUSIC 661Choral Ensemble Techniques
2
MUSIC 681Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques
2
MUSIC 805Theories of Music Teaching
3
MUSIC 858Advanced Choral Conducting

(2x2 cr.)
MUSIC 685Organization & Administration of the Successful School Music Program
2

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Learning Assessment

3


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
MUSIC 801Introduction to Graduate Studies
2
MUSIC 805Research in Music Education
3


Music History (6 Hours)

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
MUSIC 709History of Choral Music and Repertoire
3
MUSIC 807History & Philosophy of Music Education
3

 

Music Theory (5 or 6 Hours)

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
 choose from the following 
MUSIC 700Literature Analysis
3
MUSIC 799AArranging Choral Music
2
MUSIC 802Seminar in Music Theory: 20th Century
3


Electives (4 Hours) choose from the following

Course NumberCourse Title (each offered every 3 years)
Credits
MUSIC 603Percussion Pedagogy Workshop
2
MUSIC 636Brass Techniques
2
MUSIC 637Woodwind Techniques
2
MUSIC 638Concert & Ethnic Percussion
2
MUSIC 639Jazz & Marching Percussion
2
MUSIC 665Jazz Methods
2
MUSIC 799Vocal Pedagogy
2
MUSIC 806Psychology of Music
3
MUSIC 811Music Education Symposium
1-3

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final summer of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists of an exit interview with Dr. Yu, Dr. Oppenheim, and Dr. Burrack.