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Music Minor

The following is an overview of courses associated with this minor. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Music Minor Core Courses

  • MUS 111 Music Theory I
  • MUS 112 Music Theory II
  • MUS 113 Aural Skills I
  • MUS 114 Aural Skills II
  • MUS 141 Class Piano I (may be waived by passing Piano Proficiency)
  • MUS 142 Class Piano II (may be waived by passing Piano Proficiency)
  • MUS 231 Introductions to Music and Computers

Complete two courses from the following:

  • MUS 221 Comprehensive Music History I
  • MUS 222 Comprehensive Music History II
  • MUS 321 Comprehensive Music History III
  • MUS 322 Comprehensive Music History IV

Complete at least 4 semester hours of the following: 

  • MUS 118-418 Private Music Lessons

Complete at least four of the following (may be repeated to meet the requirements):

  • MUS 150-450 Choir (Vocalists)
  • MUS 160-460 Wind Ensemble (Instrumentalists)


  • Your major ensemble and primary performing instrument/voice will be determined by consensus of the music faculty. The four semester hours of ensemble and four semester hours of private lessons must take place with these agreed-upon choices.
  • You must successfully complete a piano proficiency examination before the minor will be awarded.

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