Music Minor

Area of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis:

  • Music Performance
  • Music Studies

Music Performance 

Performance Courses14
First Semester Applied (2 credits):
Keyboard Lessons 1
Voice Lessons 1
Instrumental Lessons 1
Second Semester Applied (2 credits):
Keyboard Lessons 2
Voice Lessons 2
Instrumental Lessons 2
Third Semester Applied (2 credits):
Keyboard Lessons 3
Voice Lessons 3
Instrumental Lessons 3
Fourth Semester Applied (2 credits):
Keyboard Lessons 4
Voice Lessons 4
Instrumental Lessons 4
Lower Level Major Ensemble (4 credits):
Bands and Orchestra
University Singers
Concert Choir
Upper Level Music Ensemble (2 credits):
Jazz Combo
Jazz Ensemble
Woodwind Ensemble
Brass Ensemble
Contemporary Percussion Ensemble
Collegium Musicum
New Music Ensemble
Guitar Ensemble
Chamber Singers
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Opera Workshop
Hand Drumming Ensemble
Bands and Orchestra
University Singers
Concert Choir
Supporting Courses (Complete 3 credits):3
Music Technology Tools
Survey of Western Music
Music Theory I
Popular Music Since 1955
Women in the Performing Arts
Upper Level Courses (Complete 3 credits):3
Music Technology Systems
Diction for Singers I
Diction for Singers II
Basic Conducting
Music History I
Music History II
World Music
Jazz History
Musical Theatre History
Total Credits20

Music Studies 

Supporting Courses18-19
Ear Training and Sight Singing I
Ear Training and Sight Singing II
Survey of Western Music
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Keyboard Requirement: Complete One Set
Set One
Keyboard Musicianship I
Keyboard Musicianship II
Set Two
Advanced Keyboard Musicianship
First Semester Applied (2 credits):
Keyboard Lessons 1
Voice Lessons 1
Instrumental Lessons 1
Second Semester Applied (2 credits):
Keyboard Lessons 2
Voice Lessons 2
Instrumental Lessons 2
Major Ensemble (2 credits):
Bands and Orchestra
University Singers
Concert Choir
Upper-Level Courses6
Electives (choose from the following): 1
Music Technology Systems
Basic Conducting
World Music
Jazz History
Ensemble Courses (must choose a minimum of 1 credit):
Jazz Combo
Jazz Ensemble
Woodwind Ensemble
Brass Ensemble
Contemporary Percussion Ensemble
New Music Ensemble
Chamber Singers
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Opera Workshop
Hand Drumming Ensemble
Bands and Orchestra
University Singers
Concert Choir
Total Credits24-25