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 ot Music Listerature

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-122

Concert Band

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

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.