Academics

Music Minor Core Courses

The curriculum for the music minor offers students enrolled in programs other than the music program opportunities to increase musicianship and performance skills and to deepen music appreciation.

All students planning to minor in music should take the same core curriculum consisting of 11 credit hours.

Core Curriculum

 
Music Theory I (MUT 1111) 3 credit hours
Aural Theory I (MUT 1241) 1 credit hour
Music Theory II (MUT 1112) 3 credit hours
Aural Theory II (MUT 1242) 1 credit hour
Introduction to Music History & Literature (MUH 2110) 3 credit hours

 

  • Students enrolling in MUT 1111/MUT 1241 must successfully pass the music theory placement test or complete Fundamentals of Music (MUT 1001) with a grade of C or higher.
  • Music Theory I and Aural Theory I are co-requisites.
  • Music Theory II and Aural Theory II are co-requisites.

Students seeking a minor in music may choose from three (3) concentrations

  1. Music History-Theory-Literature
  2. Applied Music
  3. Composition

Select the following course(s) according to the area of concentration

1. History-Theory-Literature concentration - two to four hours

Major Ensemble (choose ensemble appropriate for principal instrument/voice) 

MUN 1310 Concert Choir Fall, Spring
MUN 1210 College Orchestra Fall, Spring
MUN 1120 Wind Ensemble Fall, Spring
MUN 1710 Jazz Ensemble Fall, Spring, Summer

2. Applied Music concentration

Applied lessons (two hours each) - six to eight hours

Major Ensemble (choose ensemble appropriate for principal instrument/voice) - two to four hours

MUN 1310 Concert Choir Fall, Spring
MUN 1210 College Orchestra Fall, Spring
MUN 1120 Wind Ensemble Fall, Spring
MUN 1710 Jazz Ensemble Fall, Spring, Summer

3. Composition concentration

Applied Music Composition (two hours each) - eight hours

MUC 1211    Applied Music Composition I Fall, Spring, Summer
MUC 2211 Applied Music Composition I Fall, Spring, Summer

Major Ensemble (choose ensemble appropriate for principal instrument/voice) - two to four hours

MUN 1310 Concert Choir Fall, Spring
MUN 1210 College Orchestra Fall, Spring
MUN 1120 Wind Ensemble Fall, Spring
MUN 1710 Jazz Ensemble Fall, Spring, Summer

 

 

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