Minor in Music

The minor in Music is a program of study that provides foundational study in music theory, music history, and applied studies. Coursework for the minor can be used to fulfill some elective requirements in a major area of study.

Program Director: Elisa C. Cooper

Program Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Acquire basic knowledge of music history and repertories through the present time.
  2. Acquire foundational knowledge in music theory.
  3. Evidence continued growth in musical performance skills.
Music Minor Requirements
  • Music Fundamentals* (MUS 101)
  • Music Theory 1 (MUS 114)
  • Aural Skills 1 (MUS 115)
  • Music Theory 2 (MUS 214)
  • Aural Skills 2 (MUS 215)
  • Survey of Music History (MUS 173)
  • Applied Private Voice, Piano, or Instrumental (4 semesters)
  • Performing Group (4 semesters)
  • Three (3) MUS elective credits: 200-level or higher and/or private lessons

18-20 credit hours

*or demonstrated proficiency

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