Graduate Program Outcomes
The Assessment Plan for the Master of Music degree within the Department of Music is a three-tiered transition point procedure. Candidates for the degree of Master of Music must meet requirements of each transition point. The four transition are as follows:
A variety of assessment formats are utilized throughout this program. The following tables list these assessment formats, requirements, approval/non-approval evaluation results, and faculty member or faculty committee responsible for the evaluative decision.
|Completion of admission requirements of the Graduate School||As supplied by Graduate School||Office of Graduate Studies|
|Entrance Exam in Music History||Graded Exam||Dr. Allan Comstock|
|Entrance Exam in Music Theory||Graded Exam||Dr. Andrew Houchins|
MM - Performance Emphasis:
|Performance Evaluation Rubric||Area Chair|
MM - Music Education Emphasis
|Tape Evaluation Rubric||Area Chair|
* A CD or taped audition may be substituted if a live audition creates an undue hardship. A live audition will be required at the beginning of the first semester of study.
Candidates meeting all requirements are accepted into the Master of Music degree program. For candidates not meeting all requirements:
Degree candidacy in the Department of Music is formal approval to pursue the Master of Music degree. This approval cannot be sought until all departmental preliminary requirements In Music Theory, Music History, and Orchestration have been met. Following the completion of 12-14 hours of study the graduate student will apply for Degree Candidacy to the Master of Music program.
|Completion of 12-14 course hours||Checklist||Dr. Allan Comstock|
|Letter of application||Checklist||Graduate Committee|
|Statement of personal goals regarding completion
of the degree program
|Interview with Graduate Committee||Checklist||Graduate Committee|
The Music Graduate Committee will review the materials submitted, the student's grades and degree progress, and the student's potential for program completion. The committee will make one of the following recommendations:
Level three requirements are for the Master of Music - Music Education Emphasis.
|Minimum grade of B - MU 880||Course Rubric||Coure Instructor|
|Minimum grade of B - MU 882/870/873||Course Rubric||Course Instructor
|Completion of all course requirements||Checklist||Dr. Allan Comstock|
|Completion of the Graduate Comprehensive Examination||Committee Evaluation||Candidate's Committee|