Folklore / Ethnomusicology & Information Science M.I.S.

Folklore / Ethnomusicology & Information Science M.I.S.

Indiana University offers a unique dual degree combining both a Masters of Information Science (M.I.S.) and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Folklore and Ethnomusicology, with a focus in either the Folklore or Ethnomusicology track. Administered in collaboration between the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences, this one-of-a-kind joint degree combines appreciation of the range of traditional expressive culture worldwide with tools and methods for designing, developing, and managing information technology in a digital age. You’ll benefit from the expertise of top scholars in two departments and graduate in as little as five semesters.

This dual degree requires a total of 57 credit hours (rather than the 66 credit hours needed to earn each M.A. separately):

  • At least 36 graduate credit hours in Information Science
  • At least 21 credit hours in Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Required courses:

  • One of the following: F512, F516, F517, E522, E533, or E714
  • One of the following: F523 or F525
  • Five additional approved courses in the department and a project, thesis or exam

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