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:

  • 3 hours must be MH181 or MU182.
  • Minimum of 4 hours at the senior division level (300 and above).
  • 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)
                OR
  • 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 required

Department of Music Accreditations

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

Become a Redhawk.

Do more than dream about the future. Take the first steps to make it all happen.

Contact Us
Social
Location
River Campus Seminary, 254
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 7800
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701