|Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher required.
|Performance: (four semesters at two credit hours each)
Performance (major performance area)
|Music Research and Bibliography
|Complete one Music Theory course and one Music History course from the following:
|Select one Music Theory course from the following:
|Upper Division Composition
|Analysis of Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Music
|Analysis of Twentieth Century Art Music
|Electronic Music-Digital Audio
|Jazz and Commercial Music Harmony
|Pedagogy of Theory
|Compositional Techniques in Contemporary Music
|Select one Music History course from the following:
|Topics in Popular Music
|Topics in the Study of Western Art Music
|Topics in the History of Jazz
|Topics in Music of Sub-Saharan Africa
|Topics in Musics of the Americas
|Topics in Musics of East Asia
|Topics in Musics of South Asia
|Topics in Gender and Sexuality in Music
|Topics in Race and Ethnicity in Music
|Topics in Musics of the Arab World
|Music of Africa
|Perspectives of Musicology and Ethnomusicology
|Keyboard Literature *
|Music Electives (no more than four hours in the major performance area)
|Ensemble (two semesters)
|Comprehensive Oral Examination
MUSC 731 Keyboard Literature is open to Keyboard Majors only.
Major Learning Outcomes
Students who earn the graduate degrees in Performance will:
- Demonstrate advanced competencies in performance.
- Develop knowledge and skills in one or more fields of music outside the major such as theory and analysis, history and literature, musicology and ethnomusicology, and pedagogy.
- Expand competencies sufficient to understand texts in the repertoire. Voice majors are expected to be proficient in English, German, French, and Italian diction and to have general phonetic knowledge and skills that can be applied to other languages.