Music Minor

Minor - Music

College of Visual & Performing Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 27

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Notes: 

  • 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.

Summary

Minor Requirements15
Elective Options12
Performance
Theory
Music Theory
Composition
Music Technology
Total Hours27

Minor Requirements

Notes: Ensembles must be taken concurrently with MUSI 195. MUSI 195 is taken for 1 credit each semester for a total of 2 credits for the year.

Complete all of the following courses:
MUSI 105Music Theory I2
MUSI 106Music Theory II2
MUSI 140Aural Perception I2
MUSI 141Aural Perception II2
MUSI 195Applied Study I2
MUSI 202LIntro to Music Literature3
Complete 2 credits in the following courses:2
Orchestra: UMSO
Opera Theatre I
Choir
Band: UM Concert Band
Marching: Grizzly Marchng Band
Jazz Ensemble I: UM Jazz Bands
Chamber Ensembles I
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Options

Rule: Complete one of the following minor option tracks. 12 total credits required. 

Performance

Note:

If choosing the Performance option, complete all of the following courses:
MUSI 295Applied Study II2
MUSI 395Applied Study III2
Complete 4 credits in the following courses:4
Orchestras II: UM
Opera Theatre II
Choir III
Band III: UM Concert Band
Chmbr Ens III: UM
Complete 4 credits in the following courses:4
Music Theory III
Music Theory IV
Music History I
Music History II
Other 300-400 level performance or academic classes approved by the advisor
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Theory

Complete all of the following courses:
MUSI 205Music Theory III2
MUSI 206Music Theory IV2
MUSI 240Aural Perception III2
MUSI 241Aural Perception IV2
MUSI 356Form & Analysis I2
MUSI 357Form & Analysis II2
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Music History

Note: Although worth 4 total credits., MUSI 205 and MUSI 206 are strongly recommended. Other courses may be substituted at the discretion of the advisor.  

Complete all of the following courses:
MUSI 205Music Theory III2
MUSI 206Music Theory IV2
MUSI 301HMusic History I3
Complete 2 of the following courses:6
Music 20th Century to Present
Topics in Music History
Cultural Studies in Music
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Composition

Notes:

  • MUSI 180 must be taken for 1 credit per semester for a total of 4 credits,
  • MUSI 280 must be taken for 1 credit per semester for a total of 4 credits,
Complete all of the following courses:
MUSI 135AKeyboard Skills I1
MUSI 180Composition I ( )4
MUSI 207HWorld Music (equiv to 307)3
MUSI 280Composition II4
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Music Technology

Complete all of the following courses:
MUST 110Digital Audio & Multitracking2
MUST 210Sequencng, Synthesis, Sampling2
MUST 310Interactivity Digitl Sgnl Proc2
MUST 227AMtn Electroacoustc Lptp Ens I1
MUSI 207HWorld Music (equiv to 307)3
MUST 410Computer Music Programming2
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-