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Doctoral Areas of Emphasis

Primary and secondary emphases are offered in most traditional music areas for Ball State University's doctor of arts degree in music, and are presented below.

With committee approval, the secondary emphasis may be selected from an academic area outside the School of Music as long as the area fully supports the student's primary study.

Areas of Primary Emphasis

  • Conducting - pp. 33-34 
  • Performance - p. 33
  • Piano Chamber Music/Accompanying- p. 34
  • Music Education - p. 35
  • Music Theory and Composition - p. 35

Areas of Secondary Emphasis

  • Conducting - p. 37  
  • Performance - p. 36 
  • Piano Chamber Music/Accompanying - p. 36
  • Music Education - p. 37 
  • Music History and Musicology - p. 38 
  • Music Theory and Composition  - p. 38

More Information
For complete information on these areas of emphasis, please consult the appropriate pages in the Music Graduate Handbook 2013-2014 (PDF).

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