Music Minor - 18 Credits

 

Prerequisite: MUS 121-Intro to Music: must be taken prior to declaring a minor

Requirements [9 credits total]: 3 credits each course listed:

  • R – Class Piano I then Music Theory I then Masterpieces of Music

Electives [9 credits total]: courses may be chosen from the remaining curricular choices in each category or in consultation with the Department Chair

  • 300/400 Level Courses:  [3 credits] R – Choose 1: Music Theory II or Music in the U.S. or Women in Music or Class Piano II or Voice Class II or Basic Conducting
  • 2 Additional electives [6 credits]

MUSIC MINOR CURRICULUM

Curriculum choices are grouped in 4 categories. [minimum/maximum credits noted in brackets]

A. PERFORMANCE:                                  [0-3 credits]                          

Performing Ensemble(s) (1 credit each ensemble, maximum 3 credits towards minor degree)

_____    Brass Ensemble 101

_____    Concert Band 104

_____    Concert Choir 105

_____    Jazz Ensemble 113

_____    Madrigals 117

_____    Marching Band 103

_____    String Ensemble 109

_____    University-Community Orchestra 132

_____    Women’s Chorale 107

_____    Woodwind Ensemble 158
 

B. THEORY:                                                 [3-9 credits]

__R__ MUS 212         Music Theory I                                             

__R__ MUS 312         Music Theory II                                    

_____  MUS 110         Fundamental Skills   

 

C. HISTORY:                                                [3-6 credits]

_____  MUS 129         American Popular Music         

_____  MUS 227         Opera & Music Theatre              

_____  MUS 261         World Music                 

__R__ MUS 320         Masterpieces of Music            

__R__ MUS 315         Music in the U.S.           

__R__ MUS 330         Women in Music                 


D. PERFORMANCE COURSES:             [3-9 credits]

__R__ MUS 140         Class Piano I                    

_____  MUS 150         Basic Guitar                   

_____  MUS 260         Voice Class I                                    

_____  MUS 270         Brass Instrument Class         

_____  MUS 272         Strings Class                        

_____  MUS 273         Woodwind Instrument Class

__R__ MUS 340         Class Piano II          

__R__ MUS 360         Voice Class II                    

__R__ MUS 380         Basic Conducting                

__R__ MUS 393         Selected Topics in Music

__R__ MUS 490         Selected Topics in Music

 

COURSE SEQUENCE

Prerequisite Course:

______            MUS 121        Intro to Music   


Required Courses (9 credits):

______            MUS 140        Class Piano I                                 

______            MUS 212        Music Theory I              

______            MUS 320        Masterpieces of Music      

 

Elective Courses (9 credits):       Outside of the required courses, you must complete one additional 300 level course listed in Red on the reverse side.

______            MUS 312        Music Theory II              

______            MUS 315        Music in the U.S.               

______            MUS 330        Women in Music             

______            MUS 340        Class Piano II:                      

______            MUS 360        Voice Class II:                  

______            MUS 380        Basic Conducting     

     

    Highlights

    Beginning Fall 2013, students wishing to participate in any ensemble, will register during their registration time.
    Whether there are auditions or not, students will now register for the ensemble in the prior semester or summer.

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