PEAK Minors

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Music Performance Minor

8-16 credits (Total may not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

PREREQUISITES:

  • Declared Music Major
  • Successful completion of lower-division applied lessons
  • Permission***

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

MUSAP-330

Applied Music*

1

MUSAP-430

Applied Music*

1

MUS-341

Beginning Conducting

2

MUS-390

Junior Recital

1-2

MUS-490

Senior Recital

1-3

MUS-494

Independent Study (emphasizing instrument history, pedagogy or other approved topic)**

1-3

OR

 

MUS-497

Internship (intended for working with professional or community organizations)**

1-3

VIOLIN, VIOLA or CELLO

Complete the following courses:

MUS-337

Pract/Orchestral Lit. Violin, Viola, Cello (2 semesters, 1 credit per semester)

2

MUS-443

String Pedagogy and Practicum

1

VOICE

Complete the following courses:

MUS-138

Diction: English & Italian

1

MUS-139

Diction: French & German

1

MUS-215

Survey of Opera History

2

MUS-333

Vocal Pedagogy & Literature

3

Recommended Enhancements:

BUS-483

Project Management

3

One year of foreign language studies

Piano Lessons

Notes

* This requirement is in addition to the Music Major requirement.

** An Independent study or internship course also counts toward the completion of the music major.

***Permission is typically granted following the sophomore spring jury. Students must complete the Petition to Begin the Music Performance Minor form available through the music office or applied instructor. This form should be given to those administering the spring jury at the beginning of the jury. Permission is granted by those administering the jury.