Voice: Performance, M.M.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M730 Q506

Required Courses

Required foreign language competence in Italian (equivalent to satisfactory completion of OU's courses ITAL 1115 and ITAL 1225), French (equivalent to satisfactory completion of OU's course FR 1115), and German (equivalent to satisfactory completion of OU's course GERM 1115). Courses taken to fulfill this requirement are not included in the 32 hour total.

Required Courses
Choose 8-12 hours in the following:8-12
Master's-Level Voice for Performance Majors
GRRE 5042Graduate Recital-Master of Music Degree2
Core Courses
Music History
Choose any graduate level MUSC or MULI courses 16
Music Theory
Choose any graduate level MUTH course 23
Music Ensembles
Choose 2 credits in one or both of the following: 32
University Chorale
MUTE 5170
Choose 7-11 hours 47-11
Total Credit Hours32

Any graduate level MUSC or MULI courses except that no coursework taken to remediate deficiencies determined by the student's score on the Prelim Exam may be used to fulfill this requirement. It may, however, be used as elective credit, providing it is at the 5000- or 6000-level. 


Except for any Music Technology courses.


Must enroll for credit, participate, and pass at least 2 semesters of MUTE 5160 and/or MUTE 5170. No more than 4 hours of large ensemble may be counted toward degree requirements. 


As approved by the Graduate Liaison and Program Advisor. Electives are to be selected from graduate offerings in Musicology, Music Literature, Theory, Music Technique, Music Education, or a second applied area in which the candidate may qualify for graduate standing. With the approval of the advisor, study of languages or courses in drama may be included, provided the student is qualified for enrollment in courses numbered 3000 or higher which carry graduate credit. 

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.