Music Minor

22 Hours - At least 6 of which should be upper level

Required courses and areas: Total Required Hours - 16

MUSM 131 Survey of World Music: 2 hours (satisfies Fine Arts Core requirement)
MUSM 132 Music Literature: 2 hours (satisfies Fine Arts Core Requirement)
MUST 131 Elementary Analysis and Keyboard: 3 hours
MUST 132 Elementary Analysis and Keyboard: 3 hours
MUST 111 Elementary Sight Singing and Ear Training: 1 hour
MUST 112 Elementary Sight Singing and Ear Training: 1 hour

Applied Lessons (private lessons): At least 2 hours in one area
(2 semesters required, minor lessons recommended)
Performance Ensemble: At least 2 hours
Recital Seminar: MUSR 301/311; At least 2 semesters, 0 hours

Music Electives for a Minor in Music: 6 Hours, chosen from the following:

MUSE 211 Concepts of Jazz & Improvisation: 1 hour, lower level
MUST 231 Advanced Theory I: Analysis & Keyboard, fall: 3 hours, lower level
MUST 232 Advanced Theory II: Analysis & Keyboard, spring: 3 hours, lower level
MUST 211 Advanced Sight Singing & Ear Training, fall: 1 hour, lower level
MUST 212 Advanced Sight Singing & Ear Training, spring: 1 hour, lower level
MUST 432 Orchestration and Arranging: 2 hours, upper level (prerequisites)
MUSE 334 Beginning Conducting: 2 hours, upper level
MUSE 337 Intermediate Conducting: 1 hour, upper level
MUSE 335 Concepts of Piano Performance: 3 hours, upper level
MUSE 336 Concepts of Vocal Performance: 3 hours, upper level
MUSM 431 Music History I, fall: 3 hours, upper level
MUSM 432 Music History II, spring: 3 hours, upper level
MUSM 439 Opera History: 3 hours, upper level
MUSM 441 Piano Literature I, fall: 3 hours, upper level
MUSM 442 Piano Literature II, spring: 3 hours, upper level

Notes:

  • Applied Lessons - No more than 2 hours credit may be applied to the minor
  • Performance Ensembles - No more than 2 hours credit may be applied to the minor.
  • Applied lessons and participation in ensembles is recommended for at least 4 semesters.

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