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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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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.

Students passing out of MUS 130 MUS 133  or MUS 134  by placement exam, must substitute an equal number of credits (as were passed by exam) from the upper-division elective courses in the minor.

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

  • 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.
  • 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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