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
1

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

2

Or another ensemble with permission of advisor.

3

Chosen in consultation with advisor.