Thesis or Non-Recital

Students with a particular interest in Ethnomusicology/Popular Music, Musicology, or Music Theory & Analysis will propose a senior thesis of 6,500 words or more in length (excluding footnotes and bibliography).

The Thesis Senior Project Proposal requires the following information:

  1. A 250-350 word topic proposal for your thesis. Submit as a PDF. Two-thirds of your paper should be completed in MUSC 490.
  2. A bibliography for this topic proposal that includes ten relevant scholarly sources. Submit as a PDF.
  3. A writing sample at least five pages long, preferably one related to your proposed topic. Submit as a PDF.

Once you have prepared the above materials, submit your proposal using the Senior Project Proposal Form.