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Music Minor


The Music Minor requires the completion of eighteen (18) Credit Hours:
MUSI 1311 Elementary Harmony I
Plus an additional fifteen (15) credit hours of music, six (6) of which must be upper-level.  (Students may earn no more than one (1) credit hour per semester for performance study and no more than one (1) credit hour per semester of ensemble/lab study.)

Below are recommended course groupings for music minor.  (NOTE: These recommendations are provided to inform students of courses available to them that require no or minimal course prerequisites and require no specific musical training or background.  Instructor consent or a performance audition may be required for some of the courses.  Students are encouraged to select the music courses of greatest interest to them regardless of the inclusion or exclusion of those courses in the list below.)

Worship Arts
     MUSI 2303 Planning Worship
     MUSI 2304 Leading Worship
     MUSI 3360 The Worship of God
     MUSI 3361 Worship Music

Music Education  (NOTE: does not lead to teacher certification)
     
MUSI 2100 Introduction to Music Education
     MUSI 4201 Materials and Resources for Elementary Music Education
     MUSI 4202 Elementary Music Curriculum and Instruction
     MUSI 4205 Music Administration and Methods
     MUSI 4213 Marching Band Techniques
     MUSI 4305 Teaching Choral Music
Instrumental Methods Courses
     MUSI 2107 Woodwind Methods
     MUSI 2118 Percussion Methods
     MUSI 2123 String Methods
     MUSI 2127 Brass Methods 

Performance
Applied study is available each semester in guitar, voice, piano, organ, and wind and percussion instruments as faculty loads permit.  Music majors and students who have officially declared as a music minor will be given primary consideration for applied instruction.  Four (4) credit hours of applied study taken in four (4) separate semesters are required before upper-level applied study will be allowed.
Ensemble Courses
     MUSI 1120 Handbell Choir
     MUSI 1130 Symphonic Band
     MUSI 1133 Marching Band
     MUSI 1137 Jazz Band
     MUSI 1138 Chamber Music Ensembles
     MUSI 1150 Chapel Choir
     MUSI 1157 Opera Workshop
     MUSI 1159 Musical Theatre
     MUSI 2150 Concert Choir 

General Music Instruction
     
FNAT 1306 Appreciation of the Arts
     MUSI 1305 History of Rock and Roll
     MUSI 1314 Jazz in America
     MUSI 3350 History of Jazz
NOTE: A student may not receive credit for both MUSI 1314 and MUSI 3350.