Master of Music with Concentration in Composition

Admission Requirements 

  1. A Bachelor of Music degree or its equivalent. 
  2. Interview with Music Composition faculty and submission of three scores and recordings of original compositions.
  3. Completed aplication to the UTEP Graduate School https://www.utep.edu/graduate/apply-now/apply-now.html which includes official undergraduate transcript, two letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose.

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 32

MM with a Concentration in Composition
Required Courses:
MUST 5325Graduate Composition (Complete three semesters)9
MUSG 5388Graduate Recital I3
MUSL 5371Bibliography and Research3
MUSL 5311Topics in Music History3
MUST 5319 Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.3
MUST 5322 Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.3
MUSA 5101Graduate Ensemble (Complete two semesters)2
Select one of the following courses:3
Analytic Techniques
MUST 5321
Course currently in degree plan, but no longer offered. Please see advisor for substitution.
Other Electives:
Select three additional hours of graduate courses3
Total Hours32