Graduate Music Comprehensive Exam – MUSC 692

CG • Section • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

The comprehensive exam/defense is a zero credit written and oral examination that serves as a culminating assessment for the MA in Music Education. The comprehensive exam will be based on courses taken in their distinct MA in Education program, online or residential. The exam is taken as a prerequisite to the Thesis, Lecture Performance Recital, or Curriculum Project. A Pass/Fail Committee decision for the Comprehensive Exam/Oral Defense will be placed in the student's official file, noted on the DCP Audit, and appear on the student's transcript.




At the end of the master's degree, it is important to assess the student's knowledge and skills gained through the degree. This comprehensive exam allows faculty to evaluate the competencies achieved by each student.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  1. Communicate in writing the knowledge and skills gained during the master's degree.
  2. Communicate orally the knowledge and skills gained during the master's degree.

Course Assignment

Course Requirements Checklist

Introductory Quiz

Comprehensive Exam Launch Quiz

Question Download

Written Exam

Oral Exam (and Additional Written Responses if required)