M.M. in Music Education - Performance Concentration

School of Music
Cognate Requirement6
Select 3 credits in music theory (MTC) 1
Select 3 credits in music history (MHL) 2
Required Courses
MUE 500Methods & Materials Of Research3
MUE 503Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ3
MUE 510Current Trends In Music Education3
6 credits in music education (MUE) selected under advisement.6
4 credits in applied music selected from applied instruction, conducting, and/or ensembles selected under advisement. (Must include course numbers 541 - 543.)4
Concentration Electives3
3 credits in 500-level courses selected from music education, applied music, music theory, music history, or music education selected under advisement.
Free Electives3
Any 500-level course selected under advisement.3
Research Component
MUE 698Recital Research1
Applied lesson (Must include course number 544.)1
Select one recital course:1
Recital
Recital Instrument
Recital
Candidates desiring to pursue the recital option in voice must audition before the voice jury and receive permission to pursue that option before earning 15 graduate credits or after completing VOI 543, whichever comes first.
Total Minimum Credits Required34
1

If a student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MTC 512 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement.

2

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

All students in M.M. programs in music education also must complete a comprehensive exit examination.  Students not holding Level I Certification in music education must complete prerequisite undergraduate work prior to admission into a graduate program that requires Level I Certification.

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
SummerCredits
Cognate Selected from Music History or Music Theory3
Elective3
Applied Music1-2
Select one of the following MUE Core courses:3
Methods Materials Of Research 
Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ 
Current Trends In Music Education 
 Credits10-11
Year Two
Summer
Cognate Selected from Music History or Music Theory3
Elective3
Applied Music1-2
Select one of the following MUE Core courses:3
Methods Materials Of Research 
Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ 
Current Trends In Music Education 
 Credits10-11
Year Three
Summer
MUE 503 or 510 (MUE Core)Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ3
Applied Music1-2
Elective3-6
 Credits7-11
Year Four
Summer
Applied Music1
MUE 698Recital Research1
Elective3
Comprehensive Exit Exam0
Select one of the following:1
Recital 
Recital 
Recital Instrument 
 Credits6