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Department Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an PhD in Music are expected to:

  • Produce and defend an original and significant contribution to knowledge
  • Demonstrate mastery of subject material of a main field and a secondary field
  • Be able to analyze music from a variety of periods
  • Be able to conduct scholarly activities in a professional and ethical manner
  • Be able to present and defend their research in public forums
  • Be able to teach the discipline at the undergraduate and graduate level

Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching (CEIT)

  • Provides professional development and assistance to those new to teaching, as well as experienced faculty
  • Located at 143 Bay State Road

BU Institutional Review Board (Charles River Campus)

  • Grants approvals for human subject research conducted by faculty and students
  • Located at 25 Buick Street

BU Graduate Music Society

  • The Graduate Music Society (“GMS”) at Boston University is the student organization of the Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology. The group aims to foster an environment for the discussion and debate of current issues in the fields of music scholarship, promote the profile of music scholarship at the university, and encourage and assist members in the pursuit of their scholarly activities.

Department of Musicoloy and Ethnomusicology Graduate Student Guide

Procedural information, degree requirement checklists, non-department funding opportunities, etc. for use by department graduate students.