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Music Minor (18 Credits)

Provides theoretical and experiential opportunities which emphasize the history, theory, performance and criticism of music and musicians from both Western and non-Western traditions. Exposes students to the diversity of styles, eras, and practices of the global society and make connections with other areas of the arts, culture, and society.

Required Courses

  • MUS 205   Theory of Music I (3 credits) [prerequisite: MUS 200 Offered every fall]
  • MUS 215   Sight Singing Ear Training Lab I (1 credit) [corequisite: MUS 205]

Choose one: 

  • MUS 235   History of European Art Music I: Antiquity to 1750 (3 credits, offered fall semester) [prerequisite: MUS 100 (T1AC) or MUS 120 (T1H) Offered every semester or MUS 200 Offered every fall]
  • MUS 236   History of European Art Music II: 1750 to Present (3 credits, offered spring semester) [prerequisite: MUS 100 (T1AC) or MUS 120 (T1H) Offered every semester or MUS 200 Offered every fall]
  • MUS 335   Introduction to Ethnomusicology (3 credits, offered fall semester) [prerequisite: MUS 130 (T1AC) Offered every semester]

Choose two credits:

  • MUS 103   Chorus  (1 credit)
  • MUS 107   Concert Band (1 credit)

Minor Electives

Choose nine credits in MUS courses at the 200-level or higher; six credits must be at the 300-level or higher.