M.M. in Performance - Instrumental Concentration

School of Music
Cognate Requirements6
Select 3 credits in music history (MHL) 1
Select 3 credits in music theory (MTC) 2
Required Courses9
Select 9 credits in individual lessons at the advanced level. (Must include course numbers 541 - 543.)
Concentration Electives5-6
Select 5-6 concentration credits selected from AIC 512 and courses with the ALC prefix.
Free Electives6-7
Any 500-level courses selected under advisement.
Recital Component
AIM 697Recital Instrumental2
AES 511Chamber Recital2
Comprehensive Exit Examination
Completion of a comprehensive exit examination is required.
Total Minimum Credits Required30

If the student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MHL 501 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement.


If the students fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MTC 591 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement. 

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; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
Music History or Music Theory3
Advanced Lessons (541)3
Concentration Elective2-3
Semester Two
Music History or Music Theory3
Advanced Lessons (542)3
Free Elective3
Year Two
Semester One
Advanced Lessons (543)3
Concentration Elective2-3
Chamber Recital2
Semester Two
Advanced Lessons (544) - Free Elective3
Comprehensive Exit Exam