Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Minor

Students from any college may complete a minor in Music, selecting either an emphasis in theory/history or performance. Such a minor consists of at least 18 hours of course work in music. In the theory/history emphasis, six to nine hours of music theory, six to nine hours of music history, and three hours of music performance are required. In the performance emphasis, eight hours of performance instruction, four hours of appropriate ensemble, and six hours of music history or theory are required. A successful audition is required for private performance study in the designated area (level of performance expectation is that of entering freshman music major). The course requirements are as follows:

Minor in Music: Music Theory and History

Music Theory: 6 - 9

Students should choose from:

Performance: 3

Students may choose class or private performance instruction (1 to 2 hours) or ensemble (1 to 2 hours).

Minor in Music: Performance

Performance Study: 12

  • Performance instruction (8 hours) - four semesters, sequential enrollment in MUP courses at appropriate level; 2 hours per semester.
  • Ensemble (4 hours) in appropriate ensemble.

Music History and Theory: 6

Courses to be chosen from the following: