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Music Theory - Composition - Ph.D. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Course   Credits
MUS 71121 History of Music Theory 3
MUS 71131 Schenkerian Analysis 3
MUS 71181 Post-Tonal Theory 3
MUS 71191 Seminar in Music Since 1900 3
MUS 78251 Pedagogy of Music Theory 2
MUS 81211 Composition (2) 1 8
Music History Electives 4-6
Related Studies (Music Electives) 2 4-6
Dissertation 3 30
MUS 88199 Dissertation I (15)  
  1. Course is repeatable.
  2. As approved in prosepectus.
  3. Each doctoral candidate, upon admission to candidacy, must register for MUS 88199 Dissertation I for a total of 30 hours. It is expected that a doctoral candidate will continuously register for Dissertation I, and thereafter MUS 88299 Dissertation II, each semester, including summer, until all requirements for the degree have been met.

Program Notes:

  • The student must complete at least 15 semester hours of study within one calendar year in residence.