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Music

Minor
School of Arts and Humanities

24 credits

The Music minor presupposes a high level of interest and aptitude in music. All students are auditioned before admission to the program. Students in this minor are advised to take one music-related Integrative Studies course with integrative outcomes addressing diversity or global issues.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

MUA 101, MUA 102, MUA 201, MUA 202, MUA 301, and MUA 302 Applied Music (1-2 credits, total 6 credits) 1
MU 118 Functional Piano I (1 credits)
MU 151 Music Theory I (2 credits) 2
MU 152 Music Theory II (2 credits)
MU 161 Aural Skills I (1 credit)
MU 162 Aural Skills II (1 credit)
MU 171 Chamber Ensemble (1 credit)
MU 172, MU 173, MU 174, MU 175, MU 177, or MU 178 Ensembles (1 credit each, total 4 credits)
Select at least 6 credits from the following:

  • IAMU 112 Latin American Music Survey
  • IAMU 114 Music Cultures of the World
  • IAMU 115 Women in Music
  • IAMU 216 History of Rock & Roll
  • IAMU 218 History of Jazz
  • IAMU 242 Listening to America
  • IAMU 312 Latin American Music, Society and Culture
  • IAMU 330 Music of Africa & the Diaspora
  • IAMU 407 Teaching Music to Children
  • IAMU 417 Avant Rock
  • IIMU 241 Listening to Brazil
  • IIMU 243 Film Music History and Technique
  • MU 105 Voice Class (1 credit)
  • MU 110 Guitar Class (1 credit)
  • MU 171 Chamber Ensemble (1 credit)
  • MU 211 Intro to Music Technology
  • MU 222 Musical Improvisation (1 credit)
  • MU 290 Special Topics in Music (1-4 credits)
  • MU 298 Independent Study (1-6 credits)
  • MU 310 Western Music Before 1700 (2 credits)
  • MU 312 Western Music After 1700
  • MU 498 Independent Study (1-6 credits)

1 Applied Music courses may be taken for 1 or 2 credits each, with additional semesters of study as necessary, for a minimum of 6 credits total.
2 Students who do not pass the theory placement test given at the time of their audition are advised to seek a private tutor to eliminate this deficiency before starting the sequence of theory classes.


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