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CONDUCTING PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (21-25 credits)
Course Title Credits
MUS 62411 Music Bibliography and Research Methods 2
  68687 Recital 1
  55XXX Ensemble** 4
Conducting Projects*: choose from the following 8
  64111 Conducting Projects: Choral (2-4)  
  64121 Conducting Projects: Band (2-4)  
  64131 Conducting Projects: Orchestra (2-4)  
Music Theory: choose from the following based on theory placement exam* 2-4
MUS 51141 16th Century Counterpoint (3)  
  51151 18th Century Counterpoint (3)  
  61131 Schenkerian Analysis (3)  
  61171 Analytical Techniques I (2)  
  61172 Analytical Techniques II (2)  
  61191 Seminar in Music Since 1900 (3)  
Music History (choose two from the following) 4-6
MUS 52131 America's Music (3)  
  52161 History of Jazz (3)  
  52171 Music from World Cultures (3)  
  62511 Music History I (2)  
  62521 Music History II (2)  
  62531 Music History III (2)  
  62541 Music History IV (2)  
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS OR CHORAL CONDUCTING CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (7-12 credits)
Course Title Credits
Choose either the Additional Program Requirements or the Choral Conducting Concentration: 7-12
Additional Program Requirements (7-12)
  Music Electives (3-8)  
  Recital (1)  
  Choose one course from the following (2-3)  
  51321 Orchestration (3)  
  52221 Symphonic Literature (3)  
  61331 Band Arranging (3)  
  62227 History of Literature of Wind Band (2)  
Choral Conducting Concentration (7-12)
Students declaring the Choral Conducting concentration should instead take the requirements listed under that concentration
 
MINIMUM TOTAL 32

 *Specific course numbers vary depending on focus

 

Choral Conducting Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (7-12 credits)
Course Title Credits
MUS 52271 Choral Literature I 3
  52272 Choral Literature II 3
    Music Electives 1-6
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 7-12

* Theory Placement Exam may place students into Theory Practicum. This undergraduate course does not count towards degree credit and must be taken in addition to the to the graduate Music Theory requirements.

Note 2: Students who elect the choral concentration must enroll for a minimum of 4 credit hours of major choral ensemble, to include a minimum of 2 semesters of MUS 55141 Kent State University Chorale.