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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College of Liberal Arts

Music Minor


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Requirements for the Minor (21-25 credits)


I. Required Courses (9-13 credits)


  • MUS 102   - Music Fundamentals
  • MUS 103   - Introduction to Western Art Music
  • MUS 227   - Music Theory I
  • MUS 227L  - Music Theory I Lab

II. Music and Culture (4 credits)


  • MUS 231   - History of Opera
  • MUS 232   - Music and the Soundscape of Film (co-requisite, MUS 232R )
  • MUS 233   - Music of the Whole Earth
  • MUS 234   - History of Jazz
  • MUS 236   - Women and Music
  • MUS 238  - African American Music History
  • MUS 240  - Music in the American Century

III. Western Music History (4 credits)


  • MUS 301   - Music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Eras
  • MUS 303   - Music of the Classic and Romantic Eras
  • MUS 311   - Music of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
  • MUS 341   - Topics in Music History

IV. Composition/Theory (4 credits)


  • MUS 101   - Music: Imagination and Technique
  • MUS 223   - Introduction to Conducting
  • MUS 246   - Counterpoint
  • MUS 260  - Music Composition
  • MUS 324   - Techniques of 20th- and 21st-Century Composition
  • MUS 334  - Orchestration
  • MUS 337   - Electronic Music Composition

V. Membership in at least one ensemble for at least two semesters


VI. Meeting/Concert Attendance


Minors are expected to support all department events but are required to attend all Works in Progress recitals, all majors/minors meetings, and designated concerts/department events.

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