MME - Voice Concentration
Admission to the degree program in music education requires the completion of a Bachelor of Music Education (BME) degree, or the equivalent of a BME, from an accredited institution, as well as the contact information for three people to provide letters of recommendation. Students holding bachelor’s degrees in music other than the Bachelor of Music Education must satisfy public school certification requirements to qualify for full admission. Applicants without such certification are admitted on a conditional basis pending their attainment of public school teaching credentials. Approval of the MME specialization must be acquired.
MME programs range from 32 to 36 credit hours. Core requirements and terminal project options — outlined below — are the same for each emphasis area unless specifically noted.
|Research Design and Methods
|Psychology of Music
|History and Philosophy of Music Education
|Seminar in Music Theory
|Seminar in Music History pre-1750
or MUSC 892
|Seminar in Music History post-1750
|Terminal Project Options — select one of the following
|Graduate Recital 1
|Terminal Conducting Project 2
|Terminal Project in Music Education
|Other Option — Extra Credit Hours
To be selected in consultation with advisor and approved by the area director. This excludes applied, ensemble, workshops and special project credit hours.
|Select 6–7 credit hours from the following
|Voice Pedagogy II
Must be approved by faculty adivsor or graduate coordinator. May apply up to 5 credit hours of applied lessons, 2 credit hours of ensemble credit, 4 credit hours of workshops or 10 credit hours of Kodaly coursework. Note: a minimum of 4 credit hours must be from MUSE 500+ courses.
|Total Credit Hours
Graduate Recital is not a terminal project option for the music in special education concentration.
Recital is the required terminal project for the instrumental conducting concentration.
Students in the Masters of Music Education - voice concentration are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by completing either Research Design and Methods (MUSE 853), a conducting recital ( MUSE 844), terminal project ( MUSE 854), thesis ( MUSE 876) or performance recital ( MUSP 873).