Master of Arts
This degree is under the jurisdiction of the Graduate School. Students should also refer to The Graduate School section of this catalogue for general regulations.
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of scores on the Graduate Record Examinations, transcripts of previous college courses, a research paper and letters of reference.
Regular (classified) standing is achieved when the general test of the Graduate Record Examinations has been taken, and when the Music Graduate Entrance Examinations have been completed satisfactorily. Remedial course work, if recommended, may be substituted for repetition of examinations.
Students are required to demonstrate a reading knowledge by passing an examination in one foreign language chosen by the student from among French, German, Italian or Latin. This requirement must be passed prior to the comprehensive examination.
Applicants should have an undergraduate degree with a major in music or the equivalent, and a substantial background in languages, arts and letters.