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School of Music

Master of Music

Master of Music in Music Theory

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Master of Music in Music Theory

Music Bibliography and Research (MUSC 707) 2 credits
Major Area
    a)  Music theory courses (12 credits)
    b) Thesis (3 credits)
15 credits
Advanced Music Research (MUSC 747) 2 credits
Music History (advisor-approved) 6 credits
Advisor-approved electives (no more than 3 credits of non-music electives) 7 credits 
 Total 32 credits 

Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree in music (or the equivalent), including keyboard skills.


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