Ethnomusicology (M.A.)

Ethnomusicology (M.A.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Foundational Studies Courses
ETHM 500Ethnic Music Theory3
ETHM 512Field of Ethnomusicology3
ETHM 513Anthropology of Music3
ETHM 514Organology3
ETHM 530Worship and Culture3
ETHM 531Resources and Materials in Ethnomusicology3
ETHM 600Transcription and Analysis of Non-Western Music3
ETHM 611Arts in Global Engagement3
ETHM 613Applied Ethnomusicology3
ETHM 650Research Methods in Ethnomusicology3
ETHM 688Field Experience in Ethnomusicology3
ETHM 690Master's Thesis/Project Defense 13
ETHM 692Graduate Ethnomusicology Comprehensive Exam0
Total Hours36
Elective Courses
Select six credit hours of the following:6
Seminar in Ethnic Music
Seminar in Ethnic Music: India
Seminar in Ethnic Music: Native America
Seminar in Ethnic Music: Africa
Seminar in Ethnic Music: Latin America
Seminar in Ethnic Music: Middle East
Seminar in Ethnic Music: China
Seminar in Ethnic Music: Southeast Asia
Seminar in Ethnic Music: Indonesia
Seminar in Ethnic Music: Eastern Europe
Total Hours6

All Applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 42 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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