Doctor of Musical Arts, Music Composition Concentration

MUS 506Graduate Level Composition12-16
MUS 528Res & Bibliography in Music4
Advanced Musicology - select 8 hours from the following:8
Regional Studies in Musicology (must enroll for 4 credits)
Fdns/Methods of Musicology I 1
Fdns/Methods of Musicology II 1
Fieldwork and Ethnography 1
Topics in Instrumental Music
Topics in Opera History
Analytical Methods: Musicology 1
Soc Theory in Ethnomusicology 1
Hist Studies in 20thC Music
Seminar in Musicology 1
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): 36-10
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
Total Hours64

Other Requirements:4

Other requirements may overlap
Concentration Yes
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
Masters Degree Required for Admission to PhD? Yes
Qualifying Exam Required: Yes
Preliminary Exam Required: Yes
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense Required Yes
Dissertation Deposit Required: No
Graduate Recital No
Minimum GPA: 3.0
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Particularly appropriate for those DMA students pursuing a cognate in Musicology.

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To be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.

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