Aug 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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*:

  • MUS 3828 - Jazz Ensemble Credits: 1
  • MUS 3829 - Jazz Combo Credits: 1
  • For students whose primary instrument is jazz guitar, jazz bass, jazz drum set, or jazz piano, the major ensemble is MUS 3828: Jazz Ensemble or MUS 3829: Jazz Chamber Music, as assigned by the Director of Jazz Studies.

  • MUS 3820 - Chorale Credits: 1
  • MUS 3821 - Women's Choir Credits: 1
  • MUS 3822 - Men's Choir Credits: 1
  • For students whose primary instrument is voice, the major ensemble is choir (MUS 3820: Chorale, MUS 3822: Men’s Choir, or MUS 3821: Women’s Choir) as assigned by the Director of Choral Activities.

  • MUS 3824 - Symphonic Band Credits: 1
  • MUS 3825 - Wind Ensemble Credits: 1
  • For students whose primary instrument is woodwinds, brass, or percussion, the major ensemble is band (MUS 3825: Wind Ensemble or MUS 3824: Symphonic Band) as assigned by the Director of Band Activities.

  • MUS 3817 - String Sinfonietta Credits: 1
  • MUS 3827 - Symphony Orchestra Credits: 1
  • For students whose primary instrument is strings, the major ensemble is orchestra (MUS 3817: String Sinfonetta or MUS 3827: Symphony Orchestra), as assigned by the Director of Orchestral Activities.

  • MUS 3832 - Collaborative Piano Credits: 1
  • For students whose primary instrument is piano or organ, the major ensemble is MUS: 3828 Collaborative Piano. 

  • MUS 3830 - Guitar Ensemble Credits: 1
  • For students whose primary instrument is guitar, the major ensemble is MUS 3830: Guitar Ensemble.

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    Subtotal: 2 credits

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.​​

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