Department of Music

Requirements for the Minor in Music

Students wishing to minor in music must fulfill the requirements listed below.

A. 21 semester hours of musicianship courses:

These are remedial and do count towards the minor:

MUSI 1100 Introduction to Aural Skills (subject to Aural Skills Diagnostic Test results)
MUSI 1300 Introduction to Music Theory (subject to Theory Diagnostic Test results)

10 Hours of Music Theory/Aural Skills/Keyboard Skills:
MUSI 1191 Aural Skills I
MUSI 1192 Aural Skills II
MUSI 1321 Music Theory I
MUSI 1322 Music Theory II
MUSI 1111 Keyboard Skills I
MUSI 1121 Keyboard Skills II

3 Hours of Music History (Choose one course from):
MUSI 3347 Survey/Appreciation of Opera
MUSI 3348 Studies in World Music
MUSI 3349 Women in Music
MUSI 3350 American Popular Music
MUSI 3351 Music in Asian Theatre


B. 6 semester hours of applied music and other required upper level:

2 credit hours of principal instrument - MUAP 1154, 1155, or Voice - MUAP 1176, 1177
4 credit hours of major ensembles: Chorale, Orchestra, Band, Wind Ensemble, or Jazz Ensemble

MUAP NOTE: Students who, at the time of their entrance audition, are deemed unprepared for freshman-level MUAP lessons, will be placed in appropriate preparation courses (MUAP 1144 or MUSI 1311), which will not count toward their degree plan as either Music courses or Free Electives.

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