University of California - Los Angeles

School of the Arts and Architecture

Ethnomusicology, Jazz, and Systematic Musicology


Room 4289 Bunche Hall

Suite C310

Los Angeles, CA 90095

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Ethnomusicology Department programs focus on the cultural aspects of music, exploring the rich variety of musical expression found throughout the world; the optional systematic musicology specialization examines the fundamental nature and properties of all forms of music. The two areas combine to offer an unparalleled environment for students who want to combine academic study of world music cultures with the challenges and rewards of hands-on experience.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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