Degree Timeline

TIMELINES FOR SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS

MA Historical Musicology

 

End of first semester

  • Complete MU 828 (Proseminar in Musicology and Ethnomusicology)

End of first year

  • Complete MU 749 (Research and Bibliography)
  • Complete first language requirement (GRS Reading Course or Departmental Language Exam)

During third semester

  • Complete second language requirement (GRS Reading Course or Departmental Language Exam)
  • Complete all course requirements except MH 799 (Master’s Thesis)
  • Submit thesis proposal

 End of second year

  • Pass Comprehensive Exams
  • Submit completed thesis

 

PhD Historical Musicology

 End of first semester

  • Complete MU 828 (Proseminar in Musicology and Ethnomusicology)

End of first year

  • Complete first language requirement (GRS Reading Course or Departmental Language Exam)

End of third semester

  • Complete second language requirement (GRS Reading Course or Departmental Language Exam)

 End of second year

  • Complete course work

End of fifth semester

  • Complete qualifying exams

End of third year

  • Submit dissertation prospectus

 

PhD Musicology (Concentration Ethnomusicology)

End of first year

  • Complete MU 828 and MU 829
  • Pass first language exam

End of second year

  • Complete MU 830
  • Pass second language exam
  • 4-8 credits in courses recommended to be taken outside department
  • Choose dissertation topic
  • 30-minute MA oral exam (post-bachelor only)

End of fifth semester

  • Submit annotated bibliographies: 3 areas relevant to dissertation topic, plus analysis
  • Complete audit or TA for MH 336/346 (Musical Cultures of the World)
  • Complete two semesters of MU567

End of third year

  • Qualifying Exams completed.
  • Submit dissertation prospectus within 3 months after passing Qualifying Exams
  • IRB compliance

After fieldwork