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Degrees Offered

Master of Music (MM)

The Master of Music degree includes core courses in music as well as courses in the area of specialization. A secondary concentration may be added and will require additional coursework.

Secondary concentrations are listed below. Interested students will need to declare their desire to add a second concentration, apply for the program and complete the necessary paperwork in order to officially add a second concentration. Admission to a second concentration will be determined by the faculty in that area. No more than one concentration beyond the major specialization may be attempted. One member of the supervisory committee must represent the secondary concentration. Unless indicated otherwise, courses required for the second concentration may not also fulfill specific degree requirements in the area of primary specialization. However, courses in the second concentration may, at the discretion of the student’s supervisory committee, be used to fulfill approved elective credit in the primary degree area.

MM Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Helton, jhelton@ufl.edu

Choral Conducting
degree requirements (32 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUS 6716 Methods of Musical Research and Bibliography
3
MUS 6905 Project and Problems in Music
3
MUT 6629 Analytical Techniques
3
MUS 6973* Individual Project
4
MUH/MUL 6000/7000
6
MUT 6000/7000
3
MUG 6105 Graduate Conducting
6
MUN 6010 Graduate Ensemble
1
Approved Electives
3

*Graduate recital in lieu of written thesis.

Secondary Concentration
Composition (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUC 6930 Graduate Composition
6
MUC 5000/6000/7000 Elective
3
Secondary Concentration
Instrumental Conducting (12 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUG 6105 Graduate
6
MUS 6973 Individual Project
3
MUH/MUL/MUT 6000/7000 Approved Courses
3
Secondary Concentration
Ethnomusicology (11 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUH 5505 Introduction to Ethnomusicology
3
MUH/MUL 5/6/7000 Approved Courses***
6
MUN 6496 World Music Ensemble
2

***An original research project in one of the MUH courses will be required.

Secondary Concentration
Music Education (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUE 6785 Research in Music Education
3
MUE 6080 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Music Education
3
MUS 6685 Psychology of Music
3
MUE 6931 Instructional Design in Music Education
3

(any 3 of the 4 classes may be taken to complete the 2nd concentration)

Secondary Concentration
Music History and Literature (12 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUH 5684 Introduction to Historical Musicology
3
MUH/MUL 5/6/7000 Approved Courses***
9

MUS 6716 Research Methods is a prerequisite for entrance into the concentration. Reading and/or speaking knowledge of an appropriate foreign language is strongly recommended. Also fulfills MUH/MUL course requirements in the first concentration.

***An original research project in one of the MUH courses will be required.

Secondary Concentration
Music Performance (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MVO 6460 Performance
6
MUS 6973 Individual Project
3
Secondary Concentration
Music Theory (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUT 6751 Pedagogy of Music Theory
3
MUT 6936 Music Theory Seminar
3
MUT6000/7000 elective*
3

*in addition to MUT 3 Credit requirements in the first concentration

Secondary Concentration
Sacred Music (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUT 6531 or 6445 Figured Bass and Continuo or Advanced Counterpoint
3
MUR 6206 Survey of Hymnody
3
MUR 6705 Sacred Music Literature
3
Secondary Concentration
Jazz Studies ( credits)
Secondary Concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (44 credits)
Courses
Credits
MVO 6460 Music Performance
9
MUS 6940 Supervised Teaching
2
MVO 7460 Music Performance
9
MUS 6xxx/7xxx
9
MUS 7xxx Qualifying Recital
3
MUS 7xxx Recital
6
MUS 7xxx Doctoral Project
6
Instrumental Conducting
degree requirements (32 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUS 6716 Research and Bibliography
3
MUS 6905 Project and Problems in Music
3
MUT 6629 Analytical Techniques
3
MUS 6973* Individual Project
4
MUH/MUL 6000/7000
6
MUT 6000/7000
3
MUG 6105 Graduate Conducting
6
MUN 6010 Graduate Ensemble
1
Approved Electives
3

*Graduate recital in lieu of written thesis.

Secondary Concentration
Choral Conducting (12 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUG 6105 Graduate
6
MUS 6973 Individual Project
3
MUH/MUL/MUT 6000/7000 Approved Courses
3
Secondary Concentration
Composition (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUC 6930 Graduate Composition
6
MUC 5000/6000/7000 Elective
3
Secondary Concentration
Ethnomusicology (11 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUH 5505 Introduction to Ethnomusicology
3
MUH/MUL 5/6/7000 Approved Courses***
6
MUN 6496 World Music Ensemble
2

***An original research project in one of the MUH courses will be required.

Secondary Concentration
Music Education (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUE 6785 Research in Music Education
3
MUE 6080 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Music Education
3
MUS 6685 Psychology of Music
3
MUE 6931 Instructional Design in Music Education
3

(any 3 of the 4 classes may be taken to complete the 2nd concentration)

Secondary Concentration
Music History and Literature (12 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUH 5684 Introduction to Historical Musicology
3
MUH/MUL 5/6/7000 Approved Courses***
9

MUS 6716 Research Methods is a prerequisite for entrance into the concentration. Reading and/or speaking knowledge of an appropriate foreign language is strongly recommended. Also fulfills MUH/MUL course requirements in the first concentration.

***An original research project in one of the MUH courses will be required.

Secondary Concentration
Music Performance (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MVO 6460 Performance
6
MUS 6973 Individual Project
3
Secondary Concentration
Music Theory (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUT 6751 Pedagogy of Music Theory
3
MUT 6936 Music Theory Seminar
3
MUT6000/7000 elective*
3

*in addition to MUT 3 Credit requirements in the first concentration

Secondary Concentration
Sacred Music (9 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUT 6531 or 6445 Figured Bass and Continuo or Advanced Counterpoint
3
MUR 6206 Survey of Hymnody
3
MUR 6705 Sacred Music Literature
3
Secondary Concentration
Jazz Studies ( credits)
Secondary Concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (44 credits)
Courses
Credits
MVO 6460 Music Performance
9
MUS 6940 Supervised Teaching
2
MVO 7460 Music Performance
9
MUS 6xxx/7xxx
9
MUS 7xxx Qualifying Recital
3
MUS 7xxx Recital
6
MUS 7xxx Doctoral Project
6
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

The Doctor of Musical Arts degree at The University of Florida is uniquely designed to prepare highly qualified, elite musicians for both higher education and artistic job markets. This degree is distinguished by the requirement of a cognate (to be determined by the end of the first year) in a discipline outside of Music, such as Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Management, Arts in Medicine, Digital Media, or other areas suitable for interdisciplinary partnership.  Capstone experiences for the degree will include solo and chamber recitals, lecture recitals, and a doctoral project assimilating applied music and cognate disciplines.

Instrumental
major area (33 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUG 6105 Graduate Conducting
6
MUG 7106 Advanced Graduate Conducting
9
MUS 6905 Project and Problems
6
MUS 7xxx Individual Project (Lecture Recital)
3
MUS 7xxx Doctoral Project
6
MUS 7xxx Individual Project (Recital)
3
supportive class (30 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUS 6716 Methods of Musical Research and Bibliography
3
MUH/MUL 6xxx/7xxx
9
MUT 6629 Analytical Techniques
3
MUT 6xxx/7xxx
6
MVO 6250 Secondary Music Performance
2
MUS 6940 Supervised Teaching
2
MUE 6385 Music in Higher Education
3
MUN 6xxx Graduate Ensemble
2
electives (12 credits)
Courses
Credits
Approved Elective Courses
12
degree requirements (15 credits)
Courses
Credits
Approved Cognate Courses
15

Comprehensive Exam

Final Exam

Choral
major area (36 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUG 6105 Graduate Conducting
6
MUG 7106 Advanced Graduate Conducting
12
MUS 6905 Project and Problems
6
MUS 7xxx Individual Project (Lecture Recital)
3
MUS 7xxx Doctoral Project
6
MUS 7xxx Individual Project (Recital)
3
supportive class (29 credits)
Courses
Credits
MUS 6716 Methods of Musical Research and Bibliography
3
MUH/MUL 6xxx/7xxx
6
MUH/MUL/MUR 6xxx/7xxx
3
MUT 6629 Analytical Techniques
3
MUT 6xxx/7xxx
6
MUS 6940 Supervised Teaching
2
MUE 6385 Music in Higher Education
3
MUN 6xxx Graduate Ensemble
3
(9 credits)
Courses
Credits
Approved Elective Courses
9
degree requirements (16 credits)
Courses
Credits
Approved Cognate Courses
16

Comprehensive Exam

Final Exam

Music In Medicine (Certificate)

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