Music History and Literature Minor

Admission to the minor program requires the following:

  1. approval of the Department of Music; and
  2. an approved placement audition level on an acceptable instrument or voice (interview for music business and recording arts minor).

Students electing to pursue a minor in music choose one of the seven minors outlined below. It is the student’s responsibility, in consultation with the student’s major Advisor and the music Advisor, to see that the necessary course work is included in the total number of undergraduate courses taken. Students outside the College of Arts and Letters should ensure that the minor in music is an approved program within their college. Candidates for the minor in music must have their course work verified and approved by the Advisor for the Department of Music prior to making formal application for graduation. This can be done by presenting a transcript to the music Advisor and completing the verification form for the minor in music.

Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all course work completed in the minor.

Total of 22 Hours

MUS 1000Performance Laboratory (2 semesters)0
MUS 1010Concert Attendance (3 semesters)0
Select one of the following: 11
Piano Class For Music Majors I
Piano Class For Music Majors II
Piano Class For Music Majors III
Piano Class For Music Majors IV
MUS 1610Music Theory And Ear Training I 24
MUS 2410Music History And Literature I: World Music And Jazz 23
MUS 3410Music History And Literature II 23
MUS 3420Music History And Literature III 23
Music History Class, MUS 4000 level 3
Electives. Select 5 hours of MUS Major level courses only, excluding ensembles5
Total Hours22

Placement test required. Grade of C or better is required.


A grade of C or better is required.