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M.M. Music - Performance and Pedagogy Concentration Degree Plan

School of Music

M.M. – Music
Concentration in Performance and Pedagogy

 

NOTE: Students who score less than 70% on the music theory placement test will take MU 5357 Graduate Music Theory and Musicianship. Students who score less than 70% on the music history placement test will take MU 5330A History and Analysis in Music in addition to the degree requirements listed below.

Other Studies [Core] (12 credits):

  • MU 5334 Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music
  • 2 Music Literature courses (choose from MU 5310, MU 5314, MU 5315, MU 5320, MU 5340, or MU 5360)
  • MU 5350 Musical Styles

Major Field (18 credits):

  • 8 credits of Applied Lessons (MUSP 52X0)
  • MUSP 5101 Graduate Recital
  • 6 credits of Pedagogy Courses (choose two from MU 5331, MU 5332, MU 5362, or MU 5363)
  • MU 5364 Intelligent Music Teaching

Electives (6 credits):

  • MUSE 5126 Chamber Music (may be repeated up to 3 times)
  • MU 5X1X Independent Study (choose from MU 5113, MU 5213, MU 5313 or MU 5317)
  • MU 5353 Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques
  • MU 5355 Pedagogy of Theory and Comprehensive Musicianship
  • MU 5345 Piano Literature I
  • MU 5346 Piano Literature II
  • MU 5329 Psychology of Music


36 Credit Hours Total
1-Hour Recital
Comprehensive Oral Exam



Contact:     Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Music • 601 University Drive • San Marcos •
    TX 78666 • Graduate Degree Program: Master of Music : School of Music : Texas State University