Master of Music (MM) in Musicology


The Master of Music (MM) degree in Musicology requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, distributed into the categories listed below. Selections must be approved by your master's committee.

Contacts:

A list of all course offerings can be found on the Schedule of Classes.

Master of Music (MM): Musicology Program Guide

Prerequisites

Must be cleared in accordance with school and area policies

Music History

CheckCourse
 Medieval : Exam / MUSC 474
 Renaissance : Exam / MUSC 475
 Baroque : Exam / MUSC 476
 Classical : Exam / MUSC 477
 Romantic : Exam / MUSC 478
 20th Century : Exam / MUSC 479

Music Theory

CheckCourse
 Harmony : Exam / MTHC 400
 Aural Skills : Exam / MTHC 402
 Form : Exam / MTHC 404
 20th Century : Exam / MTHC 406

Music Core

Research Skills (3 hours)

Waiver or equivalent course accepted with approval

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC 8013  

Major Area

Advanced Musicology (12 hours)

At least 9 hrs must be 700-level or above. Must include MUSC 940.

CourseHrsTermGrade
 MUSC3  
 MUSC3  
 MUSC3  
 MUSC 9403  

Thesis (5 hours)

Must consist of either a 20-minute work for large ensemble or a 30-minute chamber work, either of which may include electronic media.

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC 899   
MUSC 899   

Advanced Music Theory (3 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
MTHC3  

Electives (6 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    
    
    
    

University-Level Exams

Exam Authorization forms should be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of the exam date

ExamDateResult
Final Oral Exam  

Graduate Advisory Committee

Minimum of 3 faculty members for master's committee

Graduate Advisory Committee
 Chair 
 MUSC
 MTHC
 Optional

Graduation Requirements

CompletedCourse Requirements
 30 Total Graduate Credit Hours
 3.0 Cumulative Graduate GPA
 Applied for Graduation in Enroll & Pay
 Complete Exam Authorization Form (.pdf) (at least two weeks prior to exam date)
 Submit thesis to ProQuest/KU Scholar Works for publication
 Submit ETD release form to musicgrad@ku.edu
 Send signed Title & Acceptance pages to musicgrad@ku.edu
 Verify all recital programs are on file at musicgrad@ku.edu