In addition to the major requirements (below), students must also complete the General Education Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences, including foreign language through 103 or equivalent. Total credits for the Ethnomusicology major: 50-60.
The degree information below is also available as a handout.
A. Ear Training (3 credits)
The following courses or their equivalents:
NOTE: Placement test required. Contact the Office of Educational Assessment, 440 Schmitz Hall, 206-543-1170. Students who do not test into MUSIC 204 (offered only Winter) must first take MUSIC 119 (Autumn).
B. Ethnomusicology (19 credits)
Plus three 400-level ethnography-of-music courses (e.g., MUSIC 427, 428, 433, 439, 444, 445, 447, 448) (3 cr each)
C. World Music (12-18 credits, minimum 6 classes)
from MUSAP 389, MUSEN 100B (Gospel Choir), MUSEN 410, and MUSEN 411
D. One approved Sociocultural Anthropology course, 200-level or above (3-5 credits)
E. Approved interdisciplinary electives (8-10 credits)
Minimum 2 courses related to the student's area of interest.
F. INDIV 493: Senior Study (5 credits)
A final independent study project/paper on a topic of interest to you within the field of ethnomusicology. This represents the culmination of your studies in ethnomusicology. You must earn a minimum 2.7 grade in order for it to count toward your major. Also, this course will count as 5 credits toward your "Additional Writing" requirement.