Master of Music (MM) in Church Music - Organ Emphasis


The Master of Music (MM) degree in Church Music - Organ Emphasis requires a minimum of 42 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): Church Music - Organ 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)

Waiver or equivalent course accepted with approval

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC 8013  

Musicology and Theory (6 hours)

At least 1 course from each area

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC   
MTHC   

Major Area

Studio Lessons (12 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
 ORGN 811   
 ORGN 811   
 ORGN 811   
 ORGN 811   

Advanced Church Music (12 hours)

CHUR 801-810, CHUR 821-824, CHUR 921, CHUR 962; Must include CHUR 806 and CHUR 807

CourseHrsTermGrade
CourseHrsTermGrade
CHUR 8063  
CHUR 8073  
CHUR   
CHUR   
CHUR   
CHUR   

Master Class in Organ (0 credit hours)

ORGN 702; 4 semesters

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    

Studio Class in Organ (0 credit hours)

ORGN 720; 4 semesters

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    

Master's Recital (1 hour)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                        899   

Advanced Conducting (6 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
COND3  
COND3  

Voice Lessons

Must take 2 semesters if not previously taken.

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    

Bales Choral (0 credit hours)

CHUR 622; 4 semesters

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    

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
 42 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