Organ: Church Music, M.M.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M724 Q114

Required Courses

Required Courses
Choose 8 hours in the following:8
Master's-Level Organ for Performance Majors 1
GRRE 5042Graduate Recital-Master of Music Degree2
Core Courses
Choose 3 hours in a graduate level MUSC or MULI course 23
Organ Literature
Choose two of the following:6
Organ Literature I: Renaissance and Baroque
Organ Literature II: 1750-1900
Organ Literature III: 1900-Present
Music Theory
Choose any graduate level MUTH courses 36
Choose one of the following:1
University Chorale
Singing Sooners
Choose 6 hours from the following as approved by Graduate Liaison and Program Advisor:6
History and Fundamentals of Pipe Organ Construction and Design
Choral Conducting
Choral Score Studies
Church Music Practicum
Master's-Level Secondary Composition (2-4 hours)
Master's-Level Secondary Voice (2-4 hours)
Total Credit Hours32

Organ majors with a church music emphasis must enroll in ORGN 5020 for at least two consecutive 16 week semesters and no more than four 16 week semesters to fulfill this requirement. 


No coursework taken to remediate deficiencies determined by the student’s score on the Prelim Exam may be used to fulfill the Musicology requirement. It may, however, be used as elective credit, providing it is at the 5000- or 6000-level. 


Except for any Music Technology courses.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.