En Route Master's Degree
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EN-ROUTE M.A. IN MUSIC
All students must satisfactorily complete the following requirements before applying for the en-route MA degree in Music.
1. 45 course credits, all with a grade of B or better, including the required courses listed below in sub-areas of the program. Courses taken for a P grade cannot count toward this degree, and no more than 12 credits of transfer credits may be applied toward it.
2. Successful passing of the first doctoral examination.
3. Passing one language examination. Two in Ethnomusicology.
In addition, there are specific requirements by area;
1. Musicology—Introduction to Musicology (Music 70000); a 70000-level proseminar in theory/analysis; a 70000-level proseminar in music history in either Medieval or Renaissance music, together with its corequisite “Performance Workshop; four 80000-level seminars in music history; a course in ethnomusicology.
2. Ethnomusicology—eight courses (or their equivalent) including Research Techniques in Ethnomusicology (MUS 71200); five seminars in ethnomusicology; one seminar in Western music; one course in anthropology.
3. Music Theory— Introduction to Musicology (Music 70000); proseminars in Schenkerian analysis and post-tonal analysis; two seminars in Schenkerian analysis, one seminar in post-tonal analysis, and two seminars in the History of Music Theory.
4. Composition—Introduction to Musicology (Music 70000); one proseminar in theory/analysis; one seminar or proseminar in music history prior to 1900; two tutorials in composition, two Composers Seminars and two Composers Forums. Two 80000 research seminars.