Graduate Handbook

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ADMISSION STANDARDS
University Requirements Music Department Requirements

REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY PROGRESS TOWARDS THE DEGREE
General Conditional Classification
Classification Advancement to Candidacy
Graduate Writing Skills Requirement (GWSR) Departmental Qualifying Examination (DQE)
Project or Thesis Performance Option (Music 298)
Graduate Recital Booking Procedures Music Education Option Project (Music 298)
Research Thesis (Music 299)

GRADUATION


GRADUATE CURRICULUM (Advising Document)
Admission Requirements Core Program
Performance Option Music Education Option
Electives MA Departmental Qualifying Examination
Project or Thesis

GRADUATE COURSE SCHEDULE
Courses offered every Semester
Courses offered in the Fall Semester of Odd-Numbered Years (e.g. Fall 2003, Fall 2005)
Courses offered in the Spring Semester of Even-Numbered Years (e.g. Spring 2004, Spring 2006)
Courses offered in the Fall Semester of Even-Numbered Years (e.g. Fall 2002, Fall 2004
Courses offered in the Spring Semester of Odd-Numbered Years (e.g. Spring 2003. Spring 2005)

FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES
Scholarship Qualification and Retention Policy Music Scholarships
Graduate Assistantship Teaching Associates

FACILITIES
Student Responsibilities Music Student Identification Card
Practice Room Hours Rehearsal Spaces
Instrument and Equipment Loans Use of Special Instruments

OTHER RESOURCES
Computer Labs Madden Library
The Ronald J. Harlan Music Library

SAMPLE DEPARTMENTAL QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS
MA Qualifying Examination Janet Smith, Performance Option, Instrumental Emphasis
MA Qualifying Examination Max Plank, Performance Option, Choral Conducting Emphasis
MA Recital Committee
MA Project Committee
MA Thesis Committee