MM - History-Literature Concentration
Admission to the Master of Music (MM) degree program, history-literature concentration, requires a Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts with a major in music or the demonstrated equivalent. Applicants must submit a letter of reference from a professor or teacher familiar with their writing and a writing sample of no more than 15 pages.
Completion of a Master of Music (MM) degree, history-literature concentration, requires a demonstration of reading proficiency in German, French, Italian or other language to be approved by an advisor. This requirement may be fulfilled by the equivalent of two semesters of language study at the undergraduate level at the discretion of the advisor. Reading proficiency tests are administered by the student’s committee or part thereof before the student schedules their thesis defense. A thesis and thesis defense are also required for the degree.
In addition to the core requirements for all MM programs, students must complete the coursework listed below. The program requires a total of 32 credit hours.
|Core Required for all MM Concentrations|
|MUSC 852||Introduction to Bibliography and Research||3|
|MUSC 830||Seminar in Music Theory||3|
|Select 6 credit hours from the following in history and theory:||6|
|Topics in Music Analysis|
|Seminar in Music History pre-1750|
|Seminar in Music History post-1750|
|Additional Music History Requirements|
|MUSC 891||Seminar in Music History pre-1750||3|
|or MUSC 892||Seminar in Music History post-1750|
|Approved Electives - Select music or nonmusic courses 500 or above. May include applied lessons, ensembles, language, etc.||13|
|MUSC 875||Thesis Research||2|
|Total Credit Hours||32|