The interdisciplinary program in Applied Ethnomusicology and Intercultural Arts Research (EIAR) program is now called Applied Intercultural Arts Research (AIAR). Please see details on the program description for Applied Intercultural Arts Research (AIAR)
The Graduate College sponsors several Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDPs) in addition to the many interdisciplinary possibilities available through regular graduate degree programs. GIDPs transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research at the nexus of traditional disciplines. The high value placed on interdisciplinary research and education is indicative of The University of Arizona's enthusiasm and commitment to fostering innovation and creativity among its faculty and students.
Applicants must have an earned 4-year baccalaureate degree, a 3.0 grade point average, and meet English-language proficiency requirements for graduate admission.
The GRE is not required for admission to this program.
Minimum TOEFL: 79
Minimum IELTS: total minimum score of 7.5 or above with no score lower than 7 on any section of the test
Applicants will be eligible for graduate assistant positions and university fellowships.
For information on additional funding options, see https://grad.arizona.edu/funding
Minimum number of Credits Required to Earn the Degree: 66
Remaining course choices may come from programs and colleges across campus, selected in consultation with the advisor to support the student’s research trajectory and career aims, in the following categories:
Substitutions permitted: yes, with approval from advisor and graduate committee
Up to 30 units earned in a master’s degree, less thesis work, may be applied to the major.
In addition, upon completion of their course work, doctoral students must pass written and oral comprehensive exams to advance to candidacy.
Students wishing to earn the minor in EIAR are expected to complete the 12 units of core courses: EIAR 601, MUS 696F, MUS 695B (2x). Up to 3 units may be substituted with approval from advisor and graduate committee.