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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Music, Minor

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The Minor in General Music is designed to give students a background in music theory, music history and in music performance (both solo and ensemble settings). Students earning a B.M. degree or a B.A. in Music are not eligible for this minor.

Admissions process: Contact conservatory chair to determine if it is possible to complete the minor in time to graduated. If it is, you will be placed on the pre-minor list. After being placed on this list, you will be eligible to:

  • Take the Music Theory Diagnostic Exam during Orientation week in August.
  • Do an audition on your primary instrument.
  • If you pass the audition, you may then submit the form declaring your music minor.

A minimum of 9 credits must be selected from upper-division courses.

The following policies are the same for the General Music Minor as required for music majors. See General Information for all Music Programs , for details.

  • Transfer requirement.
  • Music theory proficiency requirements.
  • Sight singing proficiency requirement (General Music Minors with voice as instrument).
  • Minimum grade requirements.
  • Course re-take policy.

general requirements (18 credits)

total credits 24

*May be fulfilled by passing Music Theory Placement Exam

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