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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Minor


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Required Courses 21
Ensembles 2
Total hours required 23

A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the minor. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Required Courses


Note:


*Students must enroll during each semester of individual instruction, and complete the requirement with a “Satisfactory” grade in order to be eligible to continue to enroll in individual instruction.

**Students whose primary instrument is piano must substitute MUS 261B and MUS 262B, Class Piano III and IV, for MUS 161B and MUS 162B, Class Piano I and II, in the core requirements listed above.

Ensembles


 Select two credit hours from the following:

Notes:


*This course may be repeated for credit. Students are encouraged to enroll in a variety of ensembles outside of their major area of study.  Students enrolled in private lessons must enroll in the appropriate major ensemble during each semester of individual instruction and must complete the requirement with a grade of “C” or better in order to remain eligible to continue to enroll in individual instruction.

For students whose primary instrument is jazz guitar, jazz bass, jazz drum set, or jazz piano, the major ensemble is Jazz Ensemble or Jazz Combos, as assigned by the Director of Jazz Studies.

For students whose primary instrument is voice, the major ensemble is choir (Chorale, Women’s Chamber Choir, Men’s Choir, or Women’s Choir) as assigned by the Director of Choral Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is woodwinds, brass, or percussion, the major ensemble is band (Wind Ensemble or Symphonic Band) as assigned by the Director of Band Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is strings, the major ensemble is orchestra, as assigned by the Director of Orchestral Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is piano or organ, the major ensemble is choir, band, or orchestra, as assigned by the Director of Choral Activities, the Director of Band Activities, or the Director of Orchestral Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is guitar, the major ensemble is Guitar Ensemble.

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