M.A. in Fine Arts – Music

Degree Requirements

Required core for the M.A. in Fine Arts - 15 hours

FA 5020Issues in Contemporary Fine Arts

3

FA 6021Future Directions

3

FA 6024Final Project

6

Required core courses for Music Track - 9 hours

MU 5027Advanced Harmony and Counterpoint

3

MU 5028Advanced Modern Harmony

3

MU 5013Music Technology

3

Choose 1 set of coursework options from the following - Composition or Arranging Courses:

MU 5030Instrumentation and Orchestration

3

and

MU 5023Composition I

2

MU 5024Composition II

2

MU 6006Composition III

2

MU 6007Composition IV

2

or

MU 5025Arranging I

2

MU 5026Arranging II

2

MU 6008Arranging III

2

MU 6009Arranging IV

2

Music Technology Courses:

MU 5030Instrumentation and Orchestration

3

MU 5014Computer Music Composition

3

MU 5015Audio Recording on Computers

3

MU 5016Creating Commercial Music on Computers

3

Conducting Courses:

MU 5018Applied Conducting I

2

MU 5019Applied Conducting II

2

MU 5020Applied Conducting III

2

MU 5021Applied Conducting IV

2

or

Advanced Workshops in Conducting (2 each)

Performance (Voice or Instrumental) Courses:

MU 5010Advanced Vocal Diction

3

or

MU 5011Instrumental Pedagogy

3

Required Electives

Select remaining hours from Advisor approved supportive electives from any graduate Fine Arts (MU/TH/ART) area in order to bring total hours to 36 semester hours.

Total Credit Hours: 36