Minor in Music: Conventional
The minor in Music provides a strong foundation in western music or jazz, with a focus on applied keyboard, voice, or orchestral instruments.
Requirements: A minimum of 22 credits from the following passed with a grade of B- or better.
Prerequisite: MUS 120 Beginning Music Theory (2 cr.)
This course is required for students with lmited background in music. It does not count as elective credit. Students with prior experience may elect to talke a placement examination in place of MUS 120.
1. Core (6 cr):
MUS 110 Music Appreciation (4 cr)
MUS 201 Applied Music Theory (2cr)
2. Applied Music (4 cr): Four semesters (1 credit each) in one area
MUS 122 Applied Bass
MUS 130 Applied Piano
MUS 135 Applied Voice
MUS 137 Applied Organ
All Applied Music courses carry a small additional fee per credit hour. Contact the Department Chair about off-campus lessons for other instruments.
3. Ensembles (4 cr): Four semesters (1 credit each)
MUS 103 Chapel Choir
MUS 105 College Chorale
MUS 127 Jazz Ensemble
MUS 176 Gamelan Ensemble
THR 101 Perf./Prod. Practicum: Musical
4. History and Literature (4 cr): One 4 credit course
MUS 114 Music Cultures of Africa, the Mideast, and Latin America
MUS 115 Music Cultures of Asia
MUS 211 American Vernacular Music
MUS 232 Appalachian Music and Dance
MUS 280 Opera as Drama
MUS 286 Jazz Appreciation
5. Electives (4 cr): Four credits selected from any MUS offering