Graduate Division

Curricula for Graduate Degrees


Doctor of Music in Music Literature and Performance

Admission Requirements

Master's degree in guitar or its demonstrated equivalent. For additional information, see "Admission Requirements" in the Graduate Division section of this bulletin.


36 credit hours

  • L900 Guitar Graduate Major (18 cr.)
  • F551 Practicum in Transcription for the Guitar (2 cr.)
  • Graduate music education course as approved by chair of the student’s advisory committee (E530 Learning Processes in Music recommended) (3 cr.)
  • M627-M628 Individual Study of Literature of Guitar I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • L661 Doctoral Guitar Recital (1-1-1 cr.)
  • I821 Doctoral Chamber Music Recital (1 cr.)
  • M620 Doctoral Final Project (3 cr.)
Minor and Other Required Credits

24 credit hours. See “Structure of Doctoral Curricula” under General Requirements for Doctoral Degrees in this bulletin.

Tool Subjects
  • M539 Introduction to Music Bibliography (2 cr.)
  • HISP S491 Elementary Spanish for Graduate Students (3 cr.)

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Students are ordinarily subject to the curricular requirements outlined in the Bulletin in effect at the start of their current degree. See below for links to previous Bulletins.