Additional Requirements: 1. Full recital; 2. Piano students must take MUST 501 (Piano Literature) and MUST 520 (Piano Pedagogy); Voice students must take MUST 505 (Opera Literature) or MUST 509 (Art Song Literature), MUST 519 (Vocal Pedagogy) and MUST 535-536 (Diction); Percussion students must take MUST 517 (Percussion Literature); and 3. At least half the work presented for the degree must be in 600-level courses. Comprehensive Examinations. At least four weeks prior to final examinations, music graduate students must pass written and oral examinations covering all aspects of their graduate program. Students may not attempt the comprehensive examinations more than three times. Performance Requirements for Graduation. At the culmination of applied study and near the end of the degree program (at least two weeks prior to final examinations), the student will present a full recital as part of the degree requirements. Students meeting degree performance requirements must be enrolled for applied music study in the semester or term in which the recital is given.
Graduate Assistantships. Graduate Assistantships are available to full-time graduate students with full admission status in the following areas: accompanying, choral, instrumental, music theory, percussion, Music Library, music technology, and music education. Assistantships may not be available in all areas every semester. For more information, contact the Graduate Program Director in Music.