Doctor of Musical Arts, Music Composition Concentration

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
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:2

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