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Development and design of research topics, questions, and proposal, with emphasis on project design, exploration of secondary literature and primary sources, bibliographic construction and format. Students will complete a formal project proposal for submission to music department faculty for approval as well as prepare a research funding proposal (such as a Venture Grant) for their respective project. Required of all music majors in the spring of their junior year, in block 6 so that it coincides with the capstone presentations of the senior class above them. The intention here is that students will have the goals and skills in place to undertake research and creative work during the summer prior to their senior year and to prepare students to undertake the senior capstone project in music.