Music Department Minors

Music Music Performance

Music Minor

PEAKS | Humanities & Fine Arts |

Music Minor

15-16 credits (Total may not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

MUS-001

Concert/Recital Attendance (2 semesters)

0

MUS-491

Music Capstone

1

Complete the following Literature and Theory Foundations:

*MUS-111

Introduction to Music Literature

3

Complete one of the following Theory Foundations Courses (2-3 credits):

MUS-100

Music Fundamentals (recommended for those with little or no music reading skills)

2

OR

MUS-103

Music Theory I (recommended for fluent readers of music)

3

Complete 9 elective credits from the following, including 2-3 performance-based classes (applied lessons or ensembles)**:

MUS-101

Aural Skills I

1

MUS-102

Aural Skills II

1

MUS-103

Music Theory I

3

MUS-104

Music Theory II

3

MUS-112

Introduction to World Music

3

MUS-113

Music of Love, Death & All the Rest

3

MUS-115

Beethoven: Music, Context & Myth Making

3

MUS-116

Mozart: Music, Context & Myth Making

3

MUS-202

Music Theory III

3

MUS-203

Music Theory IV

3

MUS-205

Survey of Opera History

2

MUS-301

Counterpoint

2

MUS-308

Performing Britannia and Celtica: The Music of Britain*

3

MUS-311

Music History I

3

MUS-312

Music History II

3

MUS-400

Musicology Seminar

3

MUS-294 / 494

Independent Study

1-3

Applied/Group Lessons

MUS-133

Class Voice

MUSAP-130

Applied Music

0.5-1

MUSAP-230

Applied Music

0.5-1

MUSAP-330

Applied Music

0.5-1

MUSAP-430

Applied Music

0.5-1

Ensembles

MUS-121

Sinfonia

1

MUS-123

Early Music Ensemble

1

MUS-124

Jazz Ensemble

1

MUS-125

Chamber Ensemble

1

MUS-126

Chorale

1

MUS-128

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

1

Notes

Students with music scholarships may be required to take additional semesters of applied lessons and ensembles to maintain their scholarships.

*The requirements to take MUS-111 Intro to Music Literature can be fulfilled by taking MUS-311 Music History I and MUS-312 Music History II. In this case, the total number of credits for the minor remains the same.

** No more than 3 performance classes (lessons and ensembles combined) will be counted towards the minor.

Music Performance Minor

PEAKS | Professional Studies & Enhancements |

Music Performance Minor

12-16 credits (Total may not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

PREREQUISITES:

  • Declared Music Major
  • Successful completion of lower-division applied lessons
  • Application and permission following the Sophomore Spring Jury**

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

MUSAP-330

Applied Music III

2

MUSAP-430

Applied Music IV

2

MUS-341

Beginning Conducting

2

MUS-390

Junior Recital

1

MUS-490

Senior Recital

1

MUS-497

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

1-3

VIOLIN, VIOLA or CELLO

Complete the following courses:

MUS-337

Practicum Orchestral Literature (2 semesters, 1 credit per semester)

2

MUS-443

String Pedagogy and Practicum

1

VOICE

Complete the following courses:

MUS-138

English & Italian Diction

1

MUS-139

French & German Diiction

1

MUS-215

Survey of Opera History

3

MUS-333

Vocal Pedagogy & Literature

2

Recommended Enhancements:

BUS-483

Project Management

3

One year of foreign language studies

Piano Lessons

Notes

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

**Students must complete the "Petition to Begin the Music Performance Minor" form available through the music office or applied instructor.   Permission is granted by those administering the Sophomore Spring Jury.