Jun 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Minor


Program Requirements
All music majors must earn a grade of C or higher in each music course required for their respective degree.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • MUS1 (Music Theory) demonstrate music theory knowledge and aural skills sufficient to analyze and interpret a substantial body of music literature.
  • MUS2 (Music History, Culture, and Literature)  demonstrate historical and contemporary knowledge of genres, styles, artists, and works within Western and non-Western music, and the research skills to enhance that knowledge.
  • MUS3 (Individual Applied Music) interpret, prepare, and perform a variety of musical works on a primary instrument or voice sufficient to the requirements of their major.
  • MUS4 (Collaborative Applied Music) interpret, prepare, and perform a variety of musical works through collaboration in musical ensembles sufficient to the requirements of their major.
  • MUS5 (Specialized Music Study) exhibit competencies specific to their major, including advanced performance skills, pedagogical skills, composition and improvisation skills, and/or the competencies for teacher certification.
  • MUS6 (Musical Disposition) engage as active participants in the musical community of the university and region through event attendance, performance, teaching, creative and/or service activity.

Required Courses


Primary Ensembles - Credits: 6


Primary Ensembles (6) must correspond to the student’s primary applied area.

Class Piano - Credits: 3


A waiver of this requirement can be obtained by demonstrating sufficient keyboard skills to designated piano faculty members.

Music Theory - Credits: 12


Students must pass an online fundamental exam with 75% ($10 fee) or take and pass (75%) an online fundamental course ($99 fee) to enroll in MUS144. Students must take a placement exam to waive any of the following courses. Concurrent enrollment of the following is required: (MUS 144, 144A, 152A), (MUS 145, 145A, 153A), and (MUS 146, 146A, 154A). A grade of C or higher is required in both the written and aural components to continue in the theory sequence.

Additional Required Courses - Credits: 2


Music Electives - Credits: 6


Total Credits: 32


College and Department Information


Music Department  
College of Arts and Humanities  

Online Availability
The program does not have a designated online only option.