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HOD Track Summaries

At the end of their sophomore year, students in HOD select one of the following five areas of concentration ("tracks") in accordance with their general career focus:

Each 15-hour track consists of a nine-hour core and six hours of 2 additional track level courses called HOD track electives. The two HOD track electives are not limited to courses within the HOD track the student has declared. HOD track electives are any HOD, HODE, HODC, HODH, HODI, and HODL courses from 3000 - 4999 excluding 3850, 3860, 3870, 4950, 4951, 4952, 4953, 4960 and 4978.

Early Admissions Master's
Each of the HOD tracks provides excellent preparation for advanced study in one of Peabody's Early Admissions master's programs. Students wishing to pursue graduate study may apply in their junior year and, if admitted, begin taking graduate courses in their senior year, thus making it possible to complete most Peabody master's programs in one additional year of study after completion of the undergraduate degree. Currently, the following fifth-year master's programs are offered: