Music MA

University of Central Florida
United States
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Master's Degree
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March August
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Entry Requirements

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Curriculum

Required Courses—11 Credit Hours 

Note: The designation MUN 5XXX means that any 5000-level ensemble course will fulfill this requirement; similarly, MVX 5XXX means that any 5000-level applied music course in performance will fulfill this requirement.

  • MUH 6916 Bibliography and Research Methods (3 credit hours)
  • MUH 6935 Music History Seminar (3 credit hours)
  • MUT 6621 Techniques and Concepts of Musical Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • MUN 5XXX Ensemble Performance (two semesters, audition, 2 credit hours) or MVX 5XXX Performance (one semester; audition, 2 credit hours).

Elective Courses—17 Credit Hours

Restricted Electives in Music—9 Credit Hours

Course selections in this area will be in a cognate or area of emphasis with approval by program adviser (Performance, Conducting, Composition, Music History, Music Theory, Music Education, Jazz Studies, etc.). Students may not take non-repeatable graduate courses that are similar to courses taken at the undergraduate level.  

  • MUH 6935 Music History Seminar (3 credit hours)
  • MUE 5348C K-12 Music Methods (4 credit hours)
  • MUE 6175 Teaching Music Performance (3 credit hours)
  • MUE 6349 Advanced General Music (3 credit hours)
  • MUG 6106 Advanced Conducting I (3 credit hours)
  • MUG 6306 Conducting VI (audition required) (2 credit hours)
  • MVX 5XXX Performance V (audition required) (2 credit hours)
  • MVX 6XXX Performance VI (audition required) (2 credit hours)
  • MUC 5112 Composition V (portfolio required) (2 credit hours)
  • MUC 6251 Composition VI (portfolio required) (2 credit hours)
  • MUS 5677 Wellness for the Performing Musician (3 credit hours)
  • MUT 5936 Music Theory Seminar (3 credit hours)
  • MUH 5326 Medieval/Renaissance Music (3 credit hours)
  • MUH 5345 Music of the Baroque (3 credit hours)
  • MUH 5356 Eighteenth-Century Music (3 credit hours)
  • MUH 5365 Nineteenth-Century Music (3 credit hours)
  • MUH 5375 Music Since 1900 (3 credit hours)
  • MUH 5816 Jazz Styles and Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • MUS 5365 Music and Technology (3 credit hours)
  • MUT 5381 Arranging and Composing Music (3 credit hours)
  • MUM 5806 Performing Arts Management (3 credit hours)
  • MUN 5478L Early Music Ensemble (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of five times.
  • MUN 5368L Graduate Madrigal Singers (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of five times.
  • MUN 5385L Graduate University Chorus (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of five times.
  • MUN 5325 Graduate Women’s Chorus (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of four times.
  • MUN 5465L Graduate Chamber Music (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of five times.
  • MUN 5145 Wind Ensemble (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of four times.
  • MUN 5215 Symphony Orchestra (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of four times.
  • MUN 5125 Concert Band (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of four times.
  • MUN 5445 Percussion Ensemble (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of four times.
  • MUN 5715L Jazz Ensemble (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of four times.
  • MUN 5716L Jazz Chamber Group (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of four times
  • MUO 5505L Graduate Opera Workshop (1 credit hour). May be used in the degree program a maximum of five times.

Restricted Elective Studies in Supportive Areas—8 Credit Hours

  • 5000- or 6000-level music courses or non-music courses with approval of adviser; may include any new or repeatable courses from the sections above. Students may not take non-repeatable graduate courses that are similar to courses taken at the undergraduate level.
  • MVO 5250 Advanced Secondary Instruction (1 credit hour)
  • MUS 6908 Independent Study (1–3 credit hours)

Thesis Option—6 Credit Hours

Students planning to pursue a doctoral degree (in areas such as music theory, music education, or music history) are strongly encouraged to select the thesis option.

  • MUS 6971 Thesis (6 credit hours)

Nonthesis Option—2 Credit Hours

The culminating experience may be a recital in performance, composition, or conducting (Graduate Recital); or a written project of smaller scope than a thesis; e.g., a portfolio or research paper (Graduate Project).

  • MUS 6976L Graduate Recital (2 credit hours) or MUS 6975L Graduate Project (2 credit hours).

Additional Program Requirements

  • Performance V and VI, Conducting VI, and ensembles all require an audition.
  • Composition V and VI requires submission of a portfolio.
  • No more than 6 credit hours of MUN courses may be counted toward the degree.
  • A minimum of 15 credit hours applied to the degree must be at the 6000 level.

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