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Music Minor

Division of Humanities - Adm
Division of Humanities
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2015
  • Required credits in this minor: 26
The music curriculum offers a wide range of courses for the music minor. It also has strong appeal to the general student, especially in the activities of the instrumental and vocal ensembles. Objectives: 1. Musicianship: Students will demonstrate proficiency in aural and keyboard musicianship. 2. Performance: In their area of specialization students will confidently interpret and perform a wide range of music literature in a public venue. 3. Music in a Historic and Cultural Context: Students will listen to and write about music critically and will be able to apply stylistic principles to the music they perform. 4. Music Theory: Students will have a command of undergraduate music theory concepts, contrapuntal techniques, and musical forms.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
No grades below C- are allowed. Courses may not be taken S-N, unless offered S-N only. A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in the minor to graduate. The GPA includes all, and only, University of Minnesota coursework. Grades of "F" are included in GPA calculation until they are replaced.
Required Courses
Concert Attendance
Four successful completions of MUS 1000
MUS 1000 - Concert Attendance (0.5 cr)
Individual Performance Studies
Applied Music Area
4 cr from MUS 12xx, all must be from the same instrument.
Piano Proficiency
4 cr in MUS 1200 or Mus 1111-1112, 2111-2112 sequence unless it is the main applied instrument area. If so, requirements differ, see Music faculty or discipline website.
MUS 1101 - Core Studies I: Music Theory I [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
MUS 1102 - Core Studies I: Music Theory II [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
MUS 3101 - Core Studies III: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Music [HIST] (4.0 cr)
MUS 3102 - Core Studies III: Classical, Romantic, and 20th-Century Music [FA] (4.0 cr)
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