Church Music, Ph.D.

Curriculum for the Doctor of Philosophy in Church Music

Required Courses
MUS 6341Introduction to Research in Church Music3
MUS 6348Professional Development and Teaching Practicum3
Church Music Seminars
Select five seminars from the following:15
Research in Congregational Song
Research in Church Music History
Research in Church Music Philosophy
Research in Christian Worship
Research in Music Ministry
Research in Sacred Choral Music
Musicology and/or Music Theory
Select six semester hours from the following:6
Seminar in The Middle Ages
Seminar in The Renaissance Era
Seminar in The Baroque Era
Seminar in The Classic Era
Seminar in The Romantic Era
Seminar in Music of World War I to the Present
Foundations and Trends in Musicology
Foundations and Trends in Ethnomusicology
Analysis Seminar
Pedagogy of Theory
History of Music Theory
Special Research Problems
Minor Area
Select nine hours of 5000-level or above course work taken in a single field of study other than Church Music. The remaining three hours of electives may be taken in any field.12
MUS 6V99Dissertation9
Total Hours48