Performance Curriculum

Major Area

MUS 561/562/563/574/565/566/567/568/569/574

Applied Voice, Piano, Organ, Harpsichord or Instrumental
8 credits

MUS 595

Graduate Ensemble (2 semesters)
Organ majors may substitute MUS 640 Conducting
2 credits

MUS 625

Opera History and Literature (vocal performance only)
2 credits

MUS 626

Oratorio Aria Preparation (vocal performance only)
1 credit

MUS 660

Organ History and Literature I (organ performance only)
2 credits

MUS 661

Organ History and Literature II(organ performance only)
2 credits

MUS 685

Seminar in the Major (all other instruments) (2 semesters)
2 credits

MUS 575

Graduate Recital
0 credits

Total Major Area Credits: 12-14

Other Studies in Music

MUS 605

Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music
3 credits

MUS 620

Historical Study of Musical Styles and Literature
3 credits

MUS 636

Pedagogy of Orchestral Instruments
2 credits

MUS 637

Organ Skills (2 semesters)
4 credits

MUS 638

Vocal Pedagogy
2 credits

MUS 639

Piano Pedagogy (2 Semesters)
2 credits

MUS 656

Analytical Techniques I
3 credits

Total Other Studies in Music: 11-13

Elective Studies in Supportive Areas

10 credits from Elective Studies. For further information, please reference the Graduate Student Handbook.

Total Electives: 10 credits
Total Overall: 33- 37 credits

*To qualify for the designation “with an emphasis in Church Music,” students must complete six hours of elective study in church music.