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Minor in Music

 

Required Credits
MUSI 195  
Applied Music I   
2
*MUSI 108A-114A, 162A,
  191 
Ensembles  
2
MUSI 105-106
Theory I, II   
4
MUSI 140-141
Aural Perception I, II    
MUSI 202L  
*Must be taken concurrently with 195
Intro to Music Literature 
3
Music Electives approved by Department Chair 
(see Elective Options below)
12 
Total
 
27

Electives

Electives are to allow for emphasis in a particular area of music study and must include course work at the upper-division level.

Upper-division course work normally requires a pre-requisite. Please see the University general catalog for details. Consent of instructor will be required if all prerequisites have not been met.

Four approved elective options are listed below. One of these should be selected. Other options may be possible but require written approval prior to beginning the course work.

Elective Options

 

Performance
MUSI 295  
Applied Music II   
2  
MUSI 395  
Applied Music III 
2
Ensembles 
  
4
*Music Electives
    

*may be selected from MUSI 301H (Music History I), MUSI 205-206 (Theory III,IV) or from 300-400 level performance or academic classes

 

Theory
MUSI 205-206
Theory III, IV       
4
MUSI 240-241
Aural Perception III, IV 
4
*MUSI 356-357
Form and Analysis I, II 
4

*or MUSI 379 (Counterpoint I), 3 crs + 1 cr. elective

 

Music History
MUSI 301H
History of Music I  
3
MUSI 415-417 
History/Literature Period Courses 
6
*Theory or Literature electives 
 
3

*Although worth 4 crs., MUSI 205-206 (Theory III, IV) is strongly recommended to fulfill the Theory/Literature electives.

 

Composition
MUSI 110  
Digital Audio and Multitracking
2  
MUSI 180  
Composition I 
4
MUSI 280 
Composition II  
4
MUSI 380
Composition III
*3

* 1 additional credit

To receive an academic minor in music the student must earn at least 27 credits to include the following:

 

MUSI 202L
Introduction to Music Literature
3
MUSI 195
Major Performance I
2
2 credits chosen from MUSI 112A, 108A, 155A ,  112A , 110A, 131A, 162A, taken concurrently with 195.
Choral Ensembles, Orchestras, Marching Band, Concert Bands, Opera Theater, UM Jazz Bands,Chamber Ensembles
2
MUSI 105-106
Music Theory I, II
MUSI 140-141
Aural Perception I, II
4
Music Electives approved by Department Chair 
 
12