Minors in Music and Performing Arts

View the Residential Minor Course Requirements for official requirements.

Brass, Woodwind, or Percussion (18 hours)

Core Courses

MUSC 105 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 106 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 107 Aural Skills I 1
MUSC 108 Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 151 Private Instruction (2 Semesters) 2
MUSC 251 Private Instruction (2 Semesters) 2
MUSC 351 Private Instruction (2 Semesters) 2

Choose 2 courses from:

MUSC 355 Brass Techniques 2
MUSC 357 Woodwind Techniques 2
MUSC 363 Percussion Techniques 2

Additional Requirements

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


Liberal Arts (17 hours)

Core Courses

MUSC 105 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 106 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 107 Aural Skills I 1
MUSC 108 Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 311 Music History before 1750 3
MUSC 312 Music History since 1750 3

Choose 1 course from:

MUSC 407 Solo Vocal Literature 3
MUSC 319 Choral Literature 3

Additional Requirements

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


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

Core Courses

MUSC 105 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 106 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 107 Aural Skills I 1
MUSC 108 Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 121, 141, Private Instruction (2 Semesters) 2 or 151
MUSC 221, 241, Private Instruction (2 Semesters) 2 or 251
MUSC 321, 341, Private Instruction (2 Semesters) 2 or 351
Two semesters of ensemble participation in the 2 performance area.

Specific Area Courses:

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

Additional Requirements

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