MUSI3031 Special Study (capstone experience)
Course Type: disciplinary elective for music majors/minors, free elective for others
Prerequisite: consent of instructor is required before registering
Semester: First and Second Semesters 2021/22 (this is a year-long course)
(meeting time and venue will be agreed upon between supervisor and student)
In this course, the student works on a one-to-one basis with a supervisor throughout the year. The project may be an extensive research paper or a composition portfolio. Students planning to take this course must demonstrate competence in the particular area in which they wish to work. Entry to this course is at the discretion of the Head of the School of Humanities on the recommendation of the Department’s Undergraduate Coordinator.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • communicate clearly and effectively using appropriate technical language in both written and oral form;
  • demonstrate knowledge of a specialized literature through reviewing pertinent studies, analyzing research findings, and drawing appropriate inferences in reference to reliability, validity, and significance from a variety of materials;
  • formulate a research topic/compositional project and carry it out.
To be agreed upon between supervisor and student.