MU 630 - Methods of Music Research

  • 3 credits

"Methods of Music Research" is a graduate-level research course that will prepare students to identify and explore the wide array of research materials available for in-depth study of topics within the musical discipline. Students will develop a working knowledge of both printed and online resources and will hone their bibliographic writing skills.

Coursework will include required readings and writing assignments, guided online discussions and a series of short-term research projects.

This course is suitable for teachers, performers and any others working in the professional music field. Periodic access to a library with a music reference section is recommended to be completely successful in this course. If you have questions regarding this class, please contact the instructor.

This course can be applied towards:

Prerequisite

MU 317 (Music Theory V).

Textbook and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • Music Research: A Handbook, 2nd Ed.
    Sampsel, Laurie J.
    ISBN: 978-0195171198

Optional

  • The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Ed. (2010)
    University of Chicago Press
    ISBN: 978-0226104201

Instructors

Sienna Wood

sienna.m.wood@gmail.com

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