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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Folklore

PhD requires a minimum of 90 graduate credit hours including 30 hours of dissertation. A maximum of 30 credit hours of MA work may count towards the PhD. At least one minor and reading proficiency in two foreign languages are required. It is possible to obtain an Ethnomusicology minor within the department and/or to take Ethnomusicology classes towards track completion.

*Must be chosen from the following list: E522 Study of Ethnomusicology, F523 Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology, E529 Musical Cultures as Systems of Meaning, or E714 Paradigms of Ethnomusicology

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Track in Ethnomusicology

PhD requires a minimum of 90 graduate credit hours including 30 hours of dissertation. A maximum of 30 credit hours of MA work may count towards the PhD. At least one minor and reading proficiency in two foreign languages are required. It is possible to obtain a Folklore minor within the department and/or to take Folklore classes towards track completion.

*Must be chosen from the following list: F516 Folklore Theory in Practice, F523 Fieldwork in Folklore, F517 History of Folklore Study, or F525 Readings in Ethnography