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College
Department
School of Music

E101 Kent State University's Center for the Performing Arts
Tel: 330-672-2172
Undergraduate Programs E-mail: dabrown@kent.edu
Graduate Programs E-mail: mchunn@kent.edu
Web: http://www.kent.edu/music/index.cfm

Description

The Master of Arts in Musicology allows for in-depth study of historical research. Emphasis on a particular western historical period, style, culture or musician leads to both breadth and depth of research skills.
 

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s); three letters of recommendation; interview; and academic paper written in English.

Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 32 total credit hours.
 

Thesis/ Dissertation

The Master of Arts program requires a thesis.

All students writing a thesis or essay must pass a final oral examination covering the thesis or essay and the student’s major area of study. A student electing the two-recital option must pass a final oral examination covering literature performed in recitals and the student’s areas of performance and study in the degree. Those completing a coursework option must pass a final oral examination covering all of the coursework in the master’s degree program. The final oral examination may be attempted two times.
 

Accreditation

National Association of Schools of Music
 

ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUSPENDED

 

MUSICOLOGY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (32 credits)
Course Title Credits
MUS 62451 Introduction to Musicology 3
Music Electives 9
Ensemble 2
Thesis 6
Choose from the following: 6
MUS 62511 Music History I (2)  
MUS 62521 Music History II (2)  
MUS 62531 Music History III (2)  
MUS 62541 Music History IV (2)  
Choose two of the following: 6
MUS 62281 Seminar in Music History (3)  
and/or  
MUS 62606 Seminar in Musics of Southeast Asia (3)  
MUS 72691 Seminar in Ethnomusicology (3)  
TOTAL 32