Music Minor

The music minor requires a minimum of 21 credit hours.

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses.

MUSC 115: Introduction to Music
3 credit hours

An introductory course in the music of our western culture for non-music majors. Learning how to listen to music and acquiring a basic knowledge of the musician’s technique and vocabulary.

MUSC 117: Music Theory I
3 credit hours

Introduction to the basic music vocabulary. Elements of tonal music approached through hearing, writing and analytical; work in diatonic harmony and basic species counterpoint. All students must enroll in Ear Training and Sight Singing I.

MUSC 118: Music Theory II
3 credit hours

Prerequisite:  MUSC 117. 
Continuation of diatonic harmony with an emphasis on 4-part writing. Analysis of Bach chorales and an introduction to musical forms.All students must enroll in Ear Training and Sight Singing II.

MUSC 121: Ear Training and Sight Singing I
1 credit hours

An aural skills course to be taken concurrently with music theory. Each corresponding aural skills course reinforces the skills being taught in written theory through interval, melodic, harmonic and rhythmic dictation as well as through the preparation and sight singing of music.

MUSC 122: Ear Training and Sight Singing II
1 credit hours

An aural skills course to be taken concurrently with music theory. Each corresponding aural skills course reinforces the skills being taught in written theory through interval, melodic, harmonic and rhythmic dictation as well as through the preparation and sight singing of music.

300-level Elective (2-3 hrs.)
Applied Major to level 3 (4 hrs.)
Choir, Band, or Orchestra (4 semesters/4 hrs.)

The general college requirements pertaining to the Bachelor of Arts degree apply to this degree.