Orchestral Conducting Certificate

Orchestral Conducting Certificate Requirements

23 credits

Required Courses
MUSC 1110Music Theory I (Prerequisite: MUSC 1100 or grade C or higher on Music Department theory test) 13
MUSC 1120Music Theory II (Prerequisite: MUSC 1110)3
MUSC 1130Ear Training & Sight Singing I1
MUSC 1140Ear Training/Sight Singing II (Prerequisite: MUSC 1130)1
MUSC 2350Fundamentals of Conducting2
MUSC 3380Instrumental Conducting (Prerequisite: MUSC 2350)2
MUSC 3640Music History & Literature II3
or MUSC 3650 Music History and Literature III
MUSC 4600Music Rehearsal Techniques2
MUSC 4892RIndependent Study (Music be in Orchestral Literature)2
MUSC 3350RUniversity Orchestra (2 semesters)2
MUSC 3830RPrivate Lessons in Conducting (2 semesters. Prerequisite: MUSC 3380) *Lessons must focus on Orchestral Conducting2

1 Students may request to take the Music Theory test from the Music Department Chair or the test is offered on the first day of MUSC 1100.  Students passing with a grade of C or higher may test out of the MUSC 1100 requirement.

Completion Requirements

  1. Complete all coursework with a grade of C or higher.
  2. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.