Music, PhD

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

  • Acquisition of the highest level of knowledge and skills that will prepare students for careers in or beyond academia.
  • Development of advanced critical thinking and skills in music research, writing, and public presentation of original scholarship.
  • Demonstration of a core body of knowledge concerning the student's area of study.
  • Learning effective approaches to pedagogy in the student's area of study.
  • Knowledge and skills in one or more fields of music outside the student's area of study, such as theory, musicology, performance, composition, and more.