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Music Minor

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Explore a minor in music! The music minor allows students to pursue an interest in music as an enhancement to other degrees, leading students through a sequence of courses exploring the scope of music in introductory and upper level courses and culminating in a capstone experience highlighting the student’s achievements. The minor consists of 21 credit hours.

Minor Curriculum

Core Courses

Core Courses (6 credit hours)

  • Music Theory/Ear Training (3 credit hours)
    • MUS-T 113 Music Theory I (no music theory background) (3 cr.)
    • or
    • MUS-T 114 Music Theory II (know some music theory) (3 cr.)
  • Music History (3 credit hours)
    • MUS-M 201 Literature of Music I (3 cr.)
Applied Music

Applied Music (6 credit hours)

  • MUS-L 100 Beginning Guitar (2 cr.)
  • MUS-P 100 Piano (2 cr.)
  • MUS-P 300 Piano (2 cr.)
  • MUS-V 300 Voice (2 cr.)
  • MUS-L 300 Guitar (2 cr.)
Ensemble Performance

Ensemble Performance (5 credit hours)

  • MUS-X 040 Instrumental Ensemble: Band (2 cr.) (can be repeated–no limit)
    • Concert Band or Jazz Band
  • MUS-X 070 University Choral Ensemble (1 cr.) (can be repeated–no limit)
Electives from Music Offerings

Electives from Music Offerings (3 credit hours)

  • MUS-Z 201 History of Rock ‘n’ Roll Music (3 cr.)
  • MUS-Z 320 Advanced Special Topics in Music (3 cr.)
  • MUS-G 361 Elementary Conducting Techniques (3 cr.)
  • MUS-Z 373 The American Musical: Context and Development (3 cr.)
  • MUS-R 472 Vocal Performance Workshop II (3 cr.)
  • NMAT-D 336 Sound in Context: Audio for Film, Video & Interaction (3 cr.)
Capstone

Capstone (1 credit hour)

This course should be taken senior year.

  • MUS-U 320 Seminar: Capstone (1 cr.)
Last updated: 09/26/2016