Musical Arts Minor

Minor Requirements

A minor in musical arts consists of a minimum of 24 semester hours from the following list:

MUSC 200 has a prerequisite of MUSC 129 or permission of the instructor, which does not count towards the total hours.
MUSC 200Elementary Music Theory

2

or

MUSC 293Applied Music

1 or 2

MUSC 234Music Appreciation

3

Students must use MUSC 293.20 (Composition) for 2 semester hours to complete this requirement.

one of the following:

MUSC 220Rock Music Styles

3

MUSC 233Survey of Jazz

3

MUSC 270Survey of American Musical Theatre

3

9 semester hours of applied music study:

(minimum of six semester hours within one area of emphasis**)

MUSC 193Applied Music

1

MUSC 293Applied Music

1 or 2

MUSC 393Applied Music

1 or 2

MUSC 398Applied Music

1 or 2

four semester hours of ensemble electives:

MUSC 190Concert-Chorale (Choir)

1

MUSC 191Concert Band

variable

MUSC 192Orchestra

1

MUSC 290Jazz Ensemble

variable

MUSC 291University Singers

1

During the final semester the student will perform a solo recital of no less than one-half hour.

**1. Students with an emphasis in voice will take three semester hours of applied piano and six semester hours of applied voice.

2. Students with an emphasis in piano will take one semester hours of applied voice and eight semester hours of applied piano.

3. Students with an emphasis in all other areas will take two semester hours of applied piano, one semester hour of applied voice, and six semester hours of applied courses within an emphasis area.

Areas of emphasis: voice, piano, organ, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba/euphonium, flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, bassoon, percussion, violin, viola, cello, string bass, guitar/electric bass, harp, and composition.