Minors in Music and Performing Arts

 

The Music Minor is designed to enhance students' educational experience through music opportunities and artistic creativity. Most minors consist of 18 hours of music core with an emphasis in an area of performance: brass, woodwind, or percussion; voice, keyboard, guitar, or strings; and, liberal arts.

Performance: Brass, Woodwind, or Percussion (18 hours)

Core Courses

Harmonic Practices & Theory I: MUSC 105 (3)
Harmonic Practices & Theory II: MUSC 106 (3)
Musicianship I: MUSC 107 (1)
Musicianship II: MUSC 108 (1)
Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Fr): MUSC 151 (1)
Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Fr): MUSC 152 (1)

Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (So): MUSC 251 (1)
Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (So): MUSC 252 (1)

Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Jr): MUSC 351 (1)
Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Jr): MUSC 352 (1)

Choose 2 courses from the following:

Brass Techniques: MUSC 355 (2)
Woodwind Techniques: MUSC 357 (2)
Percussion Techniques: MUSC 363 (2)

Additional Requirements

Program has the additional requirement of attendance at 24 approved concerts and recitals. CSTU 101 or MUSC 103 must be completed for Core Competency requirement.


Performance: Voice, Keyboard, Guitar or Strings (19 hours)

Core Courses

Harmonic Practices & Theory I: MUSC 105 (3)
Harmonic Practices & Theory II: MUSC 106 (3)
Musicianship I: MUSC 107 (1)
Musicianship II: MUSC 108 (1)
Private Instruction: MUSC 121 and 122, 141 and 142, or 151 and 152 (2)
Private Instruction: MUSC 221 and 222, 241 and 242, or 251 and 252 (2)
Private Instruction: MUSC 321 and 322, 341 and 342, or 351 and 352 (2)
Two semesters of ensemble participation in the performance area. (2)

Specific Area Courses:

Choose course from below based on your performance area.

Voice: Vocal Diction: MUSC 393 (3)
Keyboard: Keyboard Pedagogy: MUSC 304 (3)
Guitar: Guitar Pedagogy: MUSC 477 (3)
Strings: String Pedagogy: MUSC 375 (3)

Additional Requirements

Program has the additional requirement of attendance at 24 approved concerts and recitals. CSTU 101 or MUSC 103 must be completed for Core Competency requirement.


Liberal Arts (17 hours)

Core Courses

Harmonic Practices & Theory I: MUSC 105 (3)
Harmonic Practices & Theory II: MUSC 106 (3)
Musicianship I: MUSC 107 (1)
Musicianship II: MUSC 108 (1)
Music History (Antiquity-1750): MUSC 311 (3)
Music History since 1750: MUSC 312 (3)

Choose 1 course from the following:

Choral Literature: MUSC 319 (3)
Solo Vocal Literature: MUSC 407 (3)

Additional Requirements

Program has the additional requirement of attendance at 24 approved concerts and recitals. CSTU 101 or MUSC 103 must be completed for Core Competency requirement.