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
(19 Hours Required)

Required Courses:

  • MM101 Theories of Music in Culture (3)
  • MM105 Aural Skills (1)
  • MU110 Recitals/Concerts (2 semesters) (0)
  • MU182 Music: An Artistic Expression (3)
  • MU3xx Music Ensembles (2)
  • MH310 American Musical Experience (3)

Choose 7 Hours from:

  • ME2xx Instrumental Techniques (1-2)
  • MH251 Music History and Literature to 1800 (3)
                OR
  • MH252 The Evolution of Musical Style Since 1800 (3)
  • MH402 Music in World Cultures (3)
  • MM102 Basic Harmony and Form (3)
  • MM106 Aural Skills II (1)
  • MPxxx Applied Music (2-5)*
  • MU151 Functional Piano I (or equivalent) (1)
                OR
  • MU152 Functional Piano II (or equivalent) (1)
  • MU190 Jazz Appreciation (3)
  • MU3xx Music Ensembles (2)
  • MU430 Literature: Applied Area (2)*
  • MU432 Pedagogy: Applied Area (2)*
  • UI315   Electronics and Computers in Music (3)

*audition required

Department of Music Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music Logo
  • Yamaha Institution of Excellence Logo

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