Master of Arts in Music
|MHS 520: Research and Bibliography||2|
|Choose from among the following (one or two from MHS; one or two from MTH - no more than one may be 4xx)||9|
|MHS 590: Seminar in Music History (topics vary by semester)||3|
|MHS 595: Special Topics in Music History||3|
|MTH 567: Systems of Analysis and Contemporary Art Music||3|
|MTH 566: Advanced Orchestration||3|
|MTH 458: Counterpoint||3|
|MTH 463: Form and Analysis||3|
|MTH 475: Synthesizer/Computer Applications||3|
|MTH 595: Special Topics in Music Theory||3|
|Other Studies in Music||11|
|The student, in consultation with the academic advisor, will choose electives in an area of interest that combine to create a coherent principal focus designed to materially deepen the student’s expertise and understanding of the area selected. Possible options might include music education, music in Christian worship, or some other specific combination of courses with a coherent structure and goal.|
|MHUM 501-502: Seminar: Music, Worship and Culture in Christian Perspective||4|
|Music courses numbered 500* or above. No more than 2 credit hours of ensemble may count as music elective hours toward the degree.||6|
*A limited number of music courses numbered 400 or above may also be taken as electives, with the approval of the graduate advisor.
NOTE: The student must enroll in an appropriate major ensemble [or accompanying] each semester of residence, with or without credit.
The student shall prepare a project or thesis proposal, in conjunction with the academic advisor, that summarizes and synthesizes the principal focus of the student’s work. The project or thesis will be evaluated by the graduate committee.