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