Ethnomusicology, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.

In addition to the application materials required by the Graduate School:

  • A statement of intent outlining background in ethnomusicology and particular goals and interests.
  • A writing sample showing significant engagement with music and culture.
  • An interview with participating faculty.

Certificate Program Requirements

Required: 15 credit hours

Course options will be decided in consultation with the student's advisor.

Required Courses (15 credits)
MUS 689Practicum in Teaching Music Theory and Musicology 1
MUS 706Seminar in Musicology and Ethnomusicology 13
Select two courses (6 credits) from the following:6
Issues in Multicultural Music Education
Selected Topics in Ethnomusicology
Seminar in Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Select two courses (2 credits) from the following: 22
Steelpan Ensemble
Old Time Ensemble
Indian Music
Middle Eastern Ensemble
Elective (3 credits)
Select one elective course (3 credits) at the 500 or 600 level in Social Science/Humanities 33
Total Credit Hours15

When the topic is Theory and Methods in Musicology, offered once every three semesters.


Or another ensemble with permission of advisor.


Chosen in consultation with advisor.