ACADEMIC MINORS

The Department of Music offers academic minors in music, musical theatre, piano pedagogy and a concentration for education majors.  The requirements for each are as follows: 
THE MINOR IN MUSIC                                         23 credits
MUSC 139, 140         Piano A and B                                                                  2 credits
MUSC 189, 190         Music A and B                                                                  6 credits
MUSC 226, 227         Music in Western Civilization 1 and 2                          6 credits
MUSC 232 or 233     Folk Music in America or                                                3 credits
                                    Introduction to Ethnomusicology
MUSC ELECTIVES      Two, 3-credit music courses, which may not              6 credits
              include MUSC 110 or 120; OR
              One, three-credit music course, which may
              not include MUSC 110 or 120, and a total of
              three semester of 160/5 Performance Organization
              and/or three semesters of applied study. 
 
THE MINOR IN MUSICAL THEATRE                     25 credits
MUSC 189                  Music A                                                                                 3 credits
MUSC 222                  Stage Musicals                                                                     3 credits
MUSC 280                  Musical Theatre Performance I                                        3 credits
THEA 221                   Acting I                                                                                   3 credits
THEA 224                   Acting Techniques                                                                2 credits
THEA 320                   Acting II                                                                                  3 credits
 
VOICE REQUIREMENT chosen from the following:                                             4 credits
MUSC 141, 241, 341            Voice; OR
MUSC 151, 251, 351            Voice for the Performance Option
 
DANCE REQUIREMENT chosen from the following, with at least 2 credits    4 credits
at the 200 or 300 level: MUSC 201; DANC 101-104; 201-204; 301-303. 
 
THE MINOR IN PIANO PEDAGOGY*                  24 credits
MUSC 189, 190        Music A and B                                                                      6 credits
MUSC 226, 227         Music in Western Civilization 1 and 2                              6 credits
MUSC 240                 Piano (2 semesters)**                                                        2 credits
MUSC 340                 Piano (2 semesters)                                                            2 credits
MUSC 375                 Piano Pedagogy                                                                   3 credits
MUSC ELECTIVES    One seminar in music history theory,                              3 credits
                                   criticism or ethnomusicology at the 330 level;
 
                       AND  MUSC 213 Musicianship Practicum; OR                           2 credits
                                 MUSC 256 Harmony I; OR
                                 MUSC 376 Piano Teaching Practicum
                                 MUSC 393 Honors Project In Music  
 
 *audition required
**prerequisite of two semesters at the 100 level or equivalent