Music Minor

Students of all majors can deepen their understanding of musical language and performance through the music minor program. Students will experience thorough courses in the traditions and theories of the music they study and perform. Music minors are asked to earn nine credits in the classroom and six through participation in instrumental and/or vocal lessons and ensembles.

Minor Requirements
MUS 101Music History - The Western Tradition3
MUS 116Introduction to Music Theory3
MUS Elective 13
Select one of the following Private Lessons:3
MUS 396
MUS 397
Select one of the following Ensembles:3
Choral Ensembles
Instrumental Ensembles
Total Credit Hours15

Approved MUS electives: 

  • MUS 217 Neurons & Notes: The Science of Music
  • MUS 226 The History of Rock and Roll
  • MUS 227 American Popular Song: A History

1- or 2-credit music courses may not be combined to fulfill the elective requirement.