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Music Minors

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ALL MUSIC MINORS:

  • Required GPA = 2.0
  • Res GPA = 2.0
  • Required number of credit hours = 24-28

Music Composition Minor

Music Courses

Required = 19 Hours

  • MUS151 Music Theory I
  • MUS152 Music Theory II
  • MUS153 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
  • MUS224 Intro to Music Technology
  • MUS234 Intro to Music Composition
  • MUS333 Improvisation (Piano)
  • MUS353 Counterpoint
  • MUS354 Form and Analysis of Music

Private Composition

Required = 5 Hours

    MUS219/319/419 Private Composition Lessons

Junior Recital

  • MUS471 Junior Recital

Church Music Performance Minor

Important Note: This minor involves a half hour recital and a practicum in church music. However, students are not required to register for these for credit.

Non-music majors are strongly encouraged to take MUS152 Music Theory II.

Music Core Requirements

Required = 16 Hours

  • MUS151 Music Theory I
  • MUS153 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
  • MUS154 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
  • MUS257 History and Practice of Worship Music
  • MUS347 Fundamentals of Conducting
  • MUS348 Choral Conducting and Literature
  • MUS495 Practicum in Music/Church Music
  • WOR152 Worship Band Fundamentals

Private Lessons

Required = 6 Hours

  • MUS101-418 Private Music Instruction, Credit

Ensemble Participation Core Requirements

Required = 2 Hours - any combination of the following ensembles (recommended = 4 hours)

  • MUS142 Chamber Music Ensemble
  • MUS143 Orchestra
  • MUS145 Jazz Ensemble
  • MUS146 Symphonic Band
  • MUS148 Chamber Singers
  • MUS150 University Choir

Junior Recital:

  • MUS471 Junior Recital (no credit)

Studio Voice Teaching Minor

NOTE: Non-music majors are strongly encouraged to take MUS152 Music Theory II.,

Music Core Requirements

Required = 11 Hours

  • MUS151 Music Theory I
  • MUS153 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
  • MUS154 Ear Training/Sight Singing II
  • MUS242 Vocal Literature
  • MUS333 Improvisation (Piano)
  • MUS455 Vocal Pedagogy

Business Courses

Required = 9 Hours

  • BUS251 Financial Accounting
  • BUS255 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS454 Entrepreneurship/New Venture Management

Private Lessons Requirements

Required = 6 Hours

  • MUS101/201/301/401 Private Voice Instruction, Credit

Ensemble Participation

Required = 2 Hours - any combination of the following ensembles (recommended = 4 hours) 

  • MUS142 Chamber Music Ensemble
  • MUS143 Orchestra
  • MUS145 Jazz Ensemble
  • MUS146 Symphonic Band
  • MUS148 Chamber Singers
  • MUS150 University Choir
  • Junior Recital

    • MUS471 Junior Recital (no credit)

    Studio Piano Teaching Minor

    NOTE: Non-music majors are strongly encouraged to take MUS152 Music Theory II.,

    Music Courses

    Required = 11 Hours

    • MUS151 Music Theory I
    • MUS153 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
    • MUS154 Ear Training/Sight Singing II
    • MUS243 Piano Literature
    • MUS456 Piano Pedagogy

    Business Courses

    Required = 9 Hours

    • BUS251 Financial Accounting
    • BUS255 Marketing Fundamentals
    • BUS454 Entrepreneurship/New Venture Management

    Private Lessons

    Required = 6 Hours

    • MUS102/202/302/402 Private Piano Instruction, Credit

    Ensemble Participation

    Required = 2 Hours - any combination of the following ensembles (recommended = 4 hours)

  • MUS142 Chamber Music Ensemble
  • MUS143 Orchestra
  • MUS145 Jazz Ensemble
  • MUS146 Symphonic Band
  • MUS148 Chamber Singers
  • MUS150 University Choir
  • Junior Recital:

    • MUS471 Junior Recital (no credit)

    Music Performance - Voice Minor

    NOTE: Non-music majors are strongly encouraged to take MUS152 Music Theory II.,

    Music Courses

    Required = 14 Hours

    • MUS151 Music Theory I
    • MUS153 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
    • MUS154 Ear Training/Sight Singing II
    • MUS241EG Diction for Singers I Eng/German
    • MUS241FI Diction for Singers II French/Italian
    • MUS242 Vocal Literature
    • MUS455 Vocal Pedagogy

    Private Lessons Requirements

    Required = 8 Hours

    • MUS101/201/301/401 Private Voice Instruction, Credit

    Ensemble Participation Core Requirements

    Required = 2 Hours - any combination of the following ensembles (recommended = 4 hours) 

  • MUS142 Chamber Music Ensemble
  • MUS143 Orchestra
  • MUS145 Jazz Ensemble
  • MUS146 Symphonic Band
  • MUS148 Chamber Singers
  • MUS150 University Choir
  • Junior Recital:

    • MUS471 Junior Recital

     Music Performance - Piano Minor

    NOTE: Non-music majors are strongly encouraged to take MUS152 Music Theory II.,

    Music Core Requirements

    Required = 14 Hours

    • MUS151 Music Theory I
    • MUS153 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
    • MUS154 Ear Training/Sight Singing II
    • MUS224 Introduction to Music Technology
    • MUS243 Piano Literature
    • MUS333 Improvisation (Piano)
    • MUS456 Piano Pedagogy

    Private Piano Lessons

    Required = 8 Hours

    • MUS102/202/302/402 Private Piano Instruction

    Ensemble Participation Core Requirements

    Required = 2 Hours - any combination of the following ensembles (recommended = 4 hours)

  • MUS142 Chamber Music Ensemble
  • MUS143 Orchestra
  • MUS145 Jazz Ensemble
  • MUS146 Symphonic Band
  • MUS148 Chamber Singers
  • MUS150 University Choir
  • Junior Recital:

    • MUS471 Junior Recital (No Credit)

    Music Performance - Instrumental Minor

    NOTE: Non-music majors are strongly encouraged to take MUS152 Music Theory II.,

    Music Core Requirements

    Required = 12 Hours

    • MUS151 Music Theory I
    • MUS153 Ear Training/Sight Singing I
    • MUS154 Ear Training/Sight Singing II
    • MUS224 Introduction to Music Technology
    • MUS247 Fundamentals of Conducting
    • MUS353 Counterpoint

    Private Lessons Major Instrument

    Required = 8 Hours

    • MUS102/202/302/402 Private Piano Instruction

    Private Lessons Secondary Instrument

    Required = 2 Hours

    • MUS102/202/302/402 Private Piano Instruction

    Ensemble Participation Core Requirements

    Required = 2 Hours - any combination of the following ensembles (recommended = 4 hours)

  • MUS142 Chamber Music Ensemble
  • MUS143 Orchestra
  • MUS145 Jazz Ensemble
  • MUS146 Symphonic Band
  • MUS148 Chamber Singers
  • MUS150 University Choir
  • Junior Recital:

    • MUS471 Junior Recital (No Credit)

    Praise and Worship Music Minor

    Required = 18 Credit Hours

    Praise and Worship Music Courses

    • MUS150 University Choir (.5 X 2 semesters)
    • MUS152 Music Theory II
    • MUS154 Ear Training/Sight Singing II
    • MUS155 Keyboard Harmony I
    • MUS224 Intro to Music Technology
    • MUS280 History of Rock & Roll: It's Medium/Message
    • WOR320 Songwriting for Contemporary Worship
    • MUS1** Private Lessons (.5x2 semesters)
    • MUS2** Private Lessons (.5x2 semesters)
    • MUS3** Private Lessons (.5x2 semesters)
    • MUS4** Private Lessons (.5x2 semesters)



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