Jun 05, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, MA (52-438) (32 hours)

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Student Learning Outcomes - Graduate Students with a Master of Arts degree in Music will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Explain and interpret musicological context, analytical procedures, and musical literature in primary area of study.
  • Design and produce research (analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data) within area of emphasis.
  • Demonstrate at an advanced level a mastery of technique, musicality, and pedagogical approaches.

The elective hours of this program are designed to allow students to focus coursework on History and Literature, Music Education, Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Conducting, Kodaly Music Education or a customized plan to meet student goals.

To be accepted for graduate study in music, a student must have (1) an undergraduate grade point average of 2.50 in music, (2) completed an undergraduate degree in music or completed the music requirements for a B.A. degree, and (3) completed prerequisites for UCM graduate courses. Successful completion of a comprehensive review and evaluation is required before graduation.

Required Graduate Courses: 18-21 Semester Hours

Approved Graduate Electives in Music: 11-14 Semester Hours

Minimum Graduate Hour Total: 32 Semester Hours


Please visit with the graduate faculty coordinator for assistance in selecting elective courses or review the Graduate Handbook on the website of the School of Visual and Performing Arts  (ucmmusic.com). 

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