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M.M. in Theory Pedagogy

The Master of Music in Theory Pedagogy program offers teaching and research experiences in preparation for Ph.D. work in theory or theory pedagogy and for theory teaching in private, secondary, and college/university settings. The degree offers a teaching practicum along with a wide range of experiences in the areas of educational philosophy and psychology, the pedagogy of music theory, and advanced theory studies. Throughout the program, students work closely with experienced faculty strongly committed to teaching. This degree may be combined with a M.M. in Performance to broaden teaching opportunities. Download a sample Course of Study plan (PDF).

Students applying to this program must interview with the music theory faculty and submit samples of their writing.

  Credit Hours
MUHI 6335 Introduction to Graduate Studies
3
MUAS 6010 Recital Attendance (four terms)
0
MUHI (6000-level) chosen with adviser's approval
3
MUTH 6355 Pedagogy of Theory
3
MUTH (6000-level) chosen with adviser's approval 6
EDU 6322, Educational and Behavioral Psychology1
3
MUTH 6156, Practicum in Theory Pedagogy
1
MUTH 6250, Final Project in Theory Pedagogy
2
Electives chosen with adviser's approval2
9
Ensemble: two terms 0


Total Hours 30

1In exceptional cases, the department may allow the substitution of a suitable alternative course.

2Three hours must be in EDU, MPED, MPSY, MUED, or MUPD.

Additional Degree Requirements

At least three credit hours of the required coursework in MUHI and/or MUTH must be from 6000-level courses that are not double-listed.

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