Music: Music Composition Concentration, DMA

for the Doctor of Musical Arts in Music, Music Composition Concentration

For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Graduate Handbook and the Graduate College Handbook.

MUS 506Graduate Level Composition12-16
Advanced Musicology - select 8 hours from the following (MUS 511, 512, 516, 519, 520, and 523 are particularly appropriate for DMS students pursuing a cognate in Musicology:8
Regional Studies in Musicology (must enroll for 4 credits)
Fdns/Methods of Musicology I
Fdns/Methods of Musicology II
Fieldwork and Ethnography
Topics in Instrumental Music
Topics in Opera History
Analytical Methods: Musicology
Soc Theory in Ethnomusicology
Hist Studies in 20thC Music
Special Topics Seminar
Seminar in Musicology
Sem in Wrks of Select Composer
Advanced Music Theory - select one course from each of the following two groups6
Analysis of Musical Form (Section A-C)
Counterpoint and Fugue
Analysis of Musical Form (Sections D-E)
Cognate field or minor area8-16
Electives (min/max applied toward degree): 16-10
Language Requirements:
Courses taken to meet language requirements do not count toward the degree. See the departmental handbook for details.
Thesis Hours or Doctoral Project Hours Required – MUS 576/MUS 599 (min/max applied toward degree):16
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense Required
Dissertation Deposit Not Required
Concentration-specific requirements as listed above
MUS 528Res & Bibliography in Music4
Total Hours64

Other Requirements

Other requirements may overlap
Concentration Yes
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
Masters Degree Required for Admission to DMA? Yes
Qualifying Exam Required: Yes
Preliminary Exam Required: Yes
Minimum GPA: 3.0