The sensory and practical cannot be separated from the theoretical and abstract in the musician’s world. Thus, music enjoys a special place in our endeavor to understand ourselves. The department offers an undergraduate major and minor and awards the graduate degrees of MA and PhD in music. The graduate program comprises the four subdisciplines of music scholarship— ethnomusicology, musicology, and composition and theory, and jazz studies.
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Develop a broad foundation in music scholarship while tailoring specific elements of music study to the student’s individual talents and interests.
Doctor of Philosophy in Music
Explore the multifaceted world of music while making use of the offerings of the many departments, centers, and programs of the university at large