Requirements for a Minor in Music

A total of twenty-four (24) credits as follows:

  1. One Music Theory Course (4 credits)
       a. MUSC 204: Understanding Musicianship OR 
           One (1) 300-level music theory course (306-313), depending on placement.
  2. One Music History & Literature Course (4 credits)
       a. MUSC 227: Western Art Music I [F3]
       b. MUSC 228: Western Art Music II [F3]
  3. Performance Courses (8 credits)
       a. 4 semesters of applied lessons (MUSC 160-180 = 1 credit each)
       b. 4 semesters of large ensembles (MUSC 181-184, 190-194 = 1 credit each)
  4. Two 4-credit Music Electives (8 credits)
       a. Courses from MUSC 160-199 do not fulfill this requirement.

Once declared, Music minors will have the Applied Music fees waived for up to four (4) credits of their principal applied instrument. Music minors taking more than four (4) credits of Applied Music and lessons taken prior to declaration of the minor will be charged the applied fee for those credits.

NOTE: Fine Arts Scholarship waivers for Applied Music fees are outlined in the award letter which supersedes music major and minor fee waivers outlined here.