Students who minor in music will take courses in theories of music in culture, American musical experience, and perform with music ensembles.

Minors are a secondary area of academic focus. Declaring a minor can be helpful if you are wanting a different area of study, but not declaring another major. You can minor in something that compliments your major, or something you find interesting!  

Music Minor
(18 Hours Required)

Required Courses:

  • MM100 Music Fundamentals (3)
  • MM105 Aural Skills (1)
  • MU110 Recitals/Concerts (2 semesters) (0)
  • MU3xx Music Ensembles (2)

Choose 12 Hours from:

  • Minimum of 4 hours at the senior division level (300 and above).
  • 3 hours must be MH181 or MU182
  • MH181 The World of Music (3)
  • MH251 History & Literature of Music to 1800 (3)
  • MH252 Evolution of Musical Style Since 1800 (3)
  • MH310 Popular Music in America and Beyond (3)
  • MH327 Jazz History (3)
  • MH340 Music & Gender (3)
  • MH402 Music in World Cultures (3)
  • MM102 Intermediate Harmony & Form (3)
  • MM106 Aural Skills II (1)
  • MM325 Song Writing (2)
  • MP xxx Applied Music (2-4)* (a maximum of 4 hours of applied music may be applied)
  • MU151 Functional Piano I (or equivalent) (1)
  • MU152 Functional Piano II (or equivalent) (1)
  • MU182 Music: An Artistic Expression (3)
  • MU184 "Who Are You?" From Rhythm and Blues to Woodstock, Led Zeppelin and Beyond: A History of Rock (3)
  • MU190 Jazz Appreciation (3)
  • MU251 Jazz Improvisation I (3)
  • MU3xx Music Ensembles (2) (2 additional hours may be applied beyond those required)

*audition may be required


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