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Southern Oregon University

A minimum of 48 credits is required for the performance track. The course
requirements are:
  • MUS 510: Introduction to Graduate Studies (3 credits)
  • MUS 511: Special Topics in Pedagogy (3 credits)
  • MUS 512: Special Topics in Literature (3 credits)
  • MUS 560: Topics in Music History (3 credits)
  • MUS 540, 541, 542, 543, 544, 545, or 546: Theory Course (3 credits). Students may select from any one of these courses.
  • MUP 590: Applied Instruction (24 credits)
  • MUS 584, 594, 595, or 596: Ensembles (3 credits)
  • MUS 550: Research and Chamber Recital (2 credits)
  • MUS 551: Research and Solo Recital (2 credits)
  • MUS 504: Comprehensive Exam Preparation (2 credits)

Typical Class Schedule

Fall Year 1 (8-credits) Introduction to Graduate Studies (3)
Applied Instruction (4)
Ensemble (1)
Winter Year 1 (8-credits) Applied Instruction (4)
Program Specific Elective (3)
Ensemble (1)
Spring Year 1 (8-credits) History Course (3)
Applied Instruction (4)
Ensemble (1)
Fall Year 2 (9-credits) Applied Instruction (4)
Program Specific Elective (3)
Research & Chamber Recital (2)
Winter Year 2 (7-credits) Theory Course (3)
Applied Instruction (4)
Spring Year 2 (8-credits) Applied Instruction (4)
Research and Solo Recital (2)
Comprehensive Exams (2)