Ethnomusicology M.A.

Ethnomusicology M.A.

The M.A. in Ethnomusicology requires a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours, including 24 credit hours of coursework (8 courses) within the department. Reading proficiency in one foreign language is required. You must complete an exam, project, or thesis.

  • E522 The Study of Ethnomusicology
  • F523 Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology
  • E529 Musical Cultures as Systems of Meaning or approved area course
  • E533 Applied Ethnomusicology
  • E714 Paradigms of Ethnomusicology
  • Two other approved courses, one of which must be in the department

*One approved Folklore course, which must be chosen from the following list:

  • F512 Survey of Folklore
  • F516 Folklore Theory in Practice
  • F517 History of Folklore Study
  • F525 Readings in Ethnography

*Another folklore course may be substituted if 1) it contains discipline-specific theoretical content and 2) if it is approved by the Director of the Folklore Institute


Learn more in our Student Portal

Interested in applying to IU's Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology?