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Master of Music in Musicology

Master of Music in Musicology

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Program of Study Historical Musicology students should take MH 820 Proseminar in Historical Musicology and Ethnomusicology in their first semester. There are no further specific course requirements for the MM in Musicology, but students should customize their program in consultation with their advisors according to the following distribution: (1) 21 credits from among 700- and 800-level courses in musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory; (2) 4 credits in approved non-music electives; and (3) 4 credits in MH 921 Research and Directed Study. Ethnomusicology students should take MH 820 Proseminar in Historical Musicology and Ethnomusicology in their first semester. Other requirements are as follows: 13 credits in ethnomusicology and musicology seminars; 12 credits of music and non-music electives (these courses can come from areas such as anthropology, musicology, music education, special topics in ethnomusicology, history, or specific area studies courses from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Boston University, or BU Consortium courses) 4 credits in MH 921 Research and Directed Study.