This major is available on the thesis and non-thesis options. Both options require a minimum of 33 semester hours. A minimum of 15 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required for the thesis option and a minimum of 12 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required for the non-thesis option.
Graduate Music Core:
Music History and Musicology: 590:222.....3 hours
Music Education core:
Research in Music Education and Methods: 570:221.....3 hours
Research: 570:299.....3 or 6 hours
Thesis option (6 hrs.)
Non-thesis option (3 hrs.)
Music Education electives as approved by music education faculty (choose from the following):
Thesis option (3 hrs.)
Non-thesis option (6 hrs.)
Thesis Option (contingent on availability of faculty):
Research: 570:299 (in lieu of 3 hours of electives)
Note: A maximum of 2 hours of ensembles (530:xxx) and 4 hours of applied music (540:xxx) may be counted toward fulfilling minimum degree requirements.