Master of Music (MM) in Choral Conducting


The Master of Music (MM) degree in Choral Conducting requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, distributed into the categories listed below. Selections must be approved by your master's committee.

Contacts: 

A list of all course offerings can be found on the Schedule of Classes.

Master of Music (MM): Choral Conducting Emphasis Program Guide

Prerequisites

Must be cleared in accordance with school and area policies

Music History

CheckCourse
 Medieval : Exam / MUSC 474
 Renaissance : Exam / MUSC 475
 Baroque : Exam / MUSC 476
 Classical : Exam / MUSC 477
 Romantic : Exam / MUSC 478
 20th Century : Exam / MUSC 479

Music Theory

CheckCourse
 Harmony : Exam / MTHC 400
 Aural Skills : Exam / MTHC 402
 Form : Exam / MTHC 404
 20th Century : Exam / MTHC 406

Music Core

Research Skills (3 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC 8013  

Musicology and Theory (6 hours)

At least 1 course from each area

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC3  
MTHC3  
 3  

Major Area

Choral Conducting (8 hours)

COND 811 or COND 821

CourseHrsTermGrade
 COND   
 COND   
 COND   
 COND   
 COND   
 COND   

Other Choral Courses (10 hours)

Must include: CHOR 820 ( hr), Choral Literature (6 hrs), and Seminar  Conducting/Rehearsal (3 hrs)

CourseHrsTermGrade
CHOR 8201  
COND   
COND   
COND   
COND   
COND   

Master's Recital (1 hour)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                        899   

Ensembles  (2 semesters minimum)

TermGradeTermGrade
    

University-Level Exams

Exam Authorization forms should be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of the exam date

ExamDateResult
Final Oral Exam  

Graduate Advisory Committee

Minimum of 3 faculty members for master's committee

Committee MemberPosition
 Chair 
 Organ/Church Music
 MUSC / MTHC
 Optional

Graduation Requirements

CompletedCourse Requirements
 30 Total Graduate Credit Hours
 3.0 Cumulative Graduate GPA
 Applied for Graduation in Enroll & Pay
 Complete Exam Authorization Form (.pdf) (at least two weeks prior to exam date)
 Verify all recital programs are on file at musicgrad@ku.edu