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School of Music

Minor in Music

The music minor gives students majoring in other disciplines the opportunity to broaden and deepen their knowledge and musical experiences through formal study in music. Combining the music minor with an appropriate major can prepare students for interdisciplinary careers or a lifelong avocation.

Minor in Music - 18 credits total (plus 3 prerequisite credits)

Prerequisite Course
Music Theory I (MUSC 115, 3 credits)
Note: May be used to fulfill the fine arts portion of the General Education Requirements

3 credits

Core Requirements
a) Recital Class (MUSC 100, two semesters @ 0 credit)
b) Music Theory II (MUSC 116, 3 credits)
c) Aural Skills I (MUSC 117, 1 credit)
d) Aural Skills II (MUSC 118, 1 credit)
e) Introduction to Music (MUSC 110, 3 credits) or, with the approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies and petition, another music history or music literature course.
f) Music ensembles (2 semesters @ 1 credit each)

 10 credits

a) Ensembles: maximum of four (4) additional credits
b) Applied music (private lessons): maximum of eight (8) credits. A student may receive credit for two semesters of study at the MUSC 101 level, but must progress to MUSC 111 or 211 for more than two (2) credits to be counted toward the minor. A qualifying audition is required to enroll in applied music.
c) Music theory or music history/literature: all courses at 200 level or above.
d) Music education: any MUED course

8 credits

Consultation with the Undergraduate Director in the School of Music is required.