M.M. in Performance - Conducting Concentration

College of Arts and Humanities

Choral Concentration

Select 3 semester hours in music history3
Select 3 semester hours in music theory3
AIM 691Research Seminar In Music2
CHO 541Applied Choral Conducting I3
CHO 542Applied Choral Conducting II3
CHO 543Applied Choral Conducting III3
CHO 612Concert Choir1
Select three hours of concentration electives from the following:3
French-German Diction
Vocal Pedagogy
History of Opera
VOI 697Recital2
Select three credits of free electives3
Total Credits Required30

 Instrumental Concentration

Select 3 semester hours in music history3
Select 3 semester hours in music theory3
AEB 541Wind Ensemble1
or AEO 541 Symphony Orchestra
AIC 512Advanced Instrumental Conducting2
AIC 541Applied Instrumental Conducting I3
AIC 542Applied Instrumental Conducting II3
AIC 543Applied Instrumental Conducting III3
AIM 691Research Seminar In Music2
Select three hours of concentration electives selected from the following:3
Brass Literature
Instrumental Literature
History Of Orchestral Music
Select three credits of free electives3
Elective Course2
AES 511Chamber Recital2
or AIM 697 Recital Instrumental
Total Credits Required30

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Choral Conducting Program Sequence

Year One
Semester OneCredits
MTH - Music Theory3
CHO 612Concert Choir1
VOI - Concentration Elective3
 Credits7
Semester Two
CHO 541Applied Choral Conducting I3
MHL - Music History3
CHO 612Concert Choir1
 Credits7
Year Two
Semester Three
CHO 542Applied Choral Conducting II3
Free Elective3
 Credits6
Semester Four
CHO 543Applied Choral Conducting III3
VOI 697Recital2
AIM 691Research Seminar In Music2
 Credits7