Area of Concentration(a) 9
CONSVTY 5500-5600 Music Theory(b) 3
CONSVTY 5500-5600 Music History(c) 3
CONSVTY 5593 Introduction to Research and
Bibliography in Music 3
CONSVTY 5594A Introduction to Descriptive
and Experimental Research in Music 3
CONSVTY 5598 Research Problems 2
CONSVTY 302 Applied Music(d) 2
Total hours (minimum)30
(a) The area of concentration is developed by the student with guidance and approval of the supervisory committee as part of the planned program. Nine hours of work in one discipline must be completed. Examples of concentration areas include (but are not limited to): Arts Administration, Composition, Conducting, Education, Musicology, Jazz and Studio Music, Performance, Theory and Therapy (equivalency).
All students applying for the Master of Arts in Music with an area of concentration in Jazz and Studio Music must audition on their applied instrument for the jazz studies faculty. No other audition is required. Applied lesson requirements will be fulfilled within the jazz department during the student's course of study.
(b) Elective credit may be substituted for students pursuing an area of concentration in music theory.
(c) Elective credit may be substituted for students pursuing an area of concentration in music history.
(d) If the applicant qualifies for applied lessons at the 302 level, a minimum of two credit hours is required. If the applicant does not qualify for applied lessons at the 302 level, the student must enroll in applied lessons for three terms or until completion of the 302 level. Students who chose a performance area of concentration must complete a minimum of one semester of 5500A. A total of nine hours of lessons/ensembles is required for an applied area of concentration.