The ethnomusicology program at CCM emphasizes ethnographic and analytical methods for studying any musical tradition. It offers course work and world music labs to students in the College-Conservatory of Music as well as other UC colleges. Many students pursue studies in ethnomusicology as part of their elective curriculum. Students who are completing a doctoral degree at CCM may enroll in the ethnomusicology cognate as a way of developing a secondary area of specialization in the field of ethnomusicology. It is also possible for graduate student specializing in ethnomusicology to earn a MM or PhD in Musicology within an ethnomusicology "track."