Graduate Minor in Musicology

The Graduate Minor in Musicology provides the opportunity for graduate music students to develop and/or strengthen their skills in this academic area. In addition, completing this minor can enhance the employability of individuals with degrees in performance, theory, or composition, by preparing them to teach courses in music appreciation and music history.

Prerequisites
Students must be enrolled in a graduate music degree program.

Required Courses (15 credit hours*)

8313

Intro to Graduate Study I

2

8314

Intro to Graduate Study II

1

733x

One Music Period Course: Baroque Era, Classical Era, Romantic Era, Modern Era, or Postmodern Era

3

73xx

One Music Genre Course: Art Song, Choral Music, Opera, Chamber Music, Jazz and Popular Music, World Music, African-American Music, or American

3

8340

Focal Composers (composers rotate; see schedule of classes for given semester)

3

8085

Problems in Music (Capstone independent study project)

3

7350

Introduction to Ethnomusicology (not required, but may substitute for a period, genre, or focal composers course)

3

 

Total

15

*Courses offered rotate yearly—check with the Musicology faculty to obtain the plan for specific course offerings