University of California - Davis

Humanities, Arts, & Cultural Studies



UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Musicology;Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology;Ph.D. in Theory/Composition, M.A. in conducting;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program of study includes composition/theory, musicology/criticism, or conducting. Composition/theory emphasizes theory, analysis, and composition (and may include work in the Computer and Electronic Music Studio). Musicology emphasizes stylistic study in all historical periods, the acquisition of bibliographic skills, and presentation of papers dealing with studies in music history. Conducting emphasizes advanced techniques and musical issues such as performance practice. All students are encouraged to take part in performance groups sponsored by the department.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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