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Note: Courses are scheduled so that the program can be completed in two years. A maximum of eight years is allowed for the completion of the degree.

Course Requirements36 units
Core Courses15 units
GMUS 500
Introduction to Graduate Music Program
3
GMUS 501
Seminar in Music History I
3
GMUS 502
Seminar in Music History II
3
GMUS 503
Advanced Analysis of Form and Style
3
GMUS 509A
Conducting I (Choral)
3
- or -
GMUS 510
Conducting II (Instrumental)
3
Additional Courses21 units
GMUS 504
Advanced Orchestration
3
GMUS 505
Advanced Arranging
3
GMUS 520
Applied Instruction I
1–3
GMUS 521
Applied Instruction II
1–3
GMUS 522
Applied Instruction III
1–3
GMUS 523
Applied Instruction IV
1–3
GMUS 544
Music Technology Seminar
3
Electives or Piano*4
Composition RecitalN/C

*Students with adequate skills as determined by entrance exam may take electives other than piano.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many evenings per week do I attend classes?
All classes meet one evening per week: Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, 4–7 p.m. and 7:30–10:30 p.m.

What is the average class size?
Classes range in size from 5 to 25.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.