Music Minor

The music minors allows students to pursue an interests in music as an enhancements to other degrees, leading students through a sequence of courses exploring the scope of music in introductory and upper level courses and culminating in a capstone experience highlighting the student’s achievements. The minor consists of 21 credit hours.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 6 Credit Hours

MUS Z111 Introduction to Music Theory (3 cr.)

MUS M174 Music for the Listener (3 cr.)

SELECT AN EMPHASIS OF VOICE, PIANO OR GUITAR:  8 Credit Hours

Voice Emphasis

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION:  4 hours from the following:

MUS V101 Voice Class (2 cr.)

PERFORMANCE: A minimum of two semesters of the following:

MUS X070 Crescendos Show Choir (2 cr.)

Piano Emphasis

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION: 4 hours from the following:

MUS P100 Piano (2 cr.)

PERFORMANCE:  A minimum of two semesters of the following:

MUS X070 Instrumental Ensemble: Band (2 cr.)

MUS X040 Jazz Band (2 cr.)

Guitar Emphasis

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION: 4 hours from the following:

MUS L101 Beginning Guitar Class (2 cr.)

MUS L102 Intermediate Guitar Class (2 cr.)

PERFORMANCE: A minimum of two semester from the following:

MUS X070 Instrumental Ensemble: Band (2 cr.)

MUS X040 Jazz Band (2 cr.)

CAPSTONE/PROFICIENCY: 1 Credit Hour

HUM U320 Capstone

SELECT A MINIMUM OF 6 HOURS FROM THE FOLLOWING

U320 Women in Music History (3 cr.)

Z201 History of Rock and Roll (3 cr.)

Z301 Rock and Roll Music in the 70s and 80s (3 cr.)

Z315 Music for Films (3 cr.)

Z393 History of Jazz (3 cr.)

U320 History of Country Music (3 cr.)           

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