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Music Minor

The music minor offers an opportunity to become competent in creating art, familiar with a variety of techniques, and knowledgeable about the history and theory of the chosen art form.

Requirements for Minor in Music

MUS 111 Basic Musicianship I : 3 Credits
MUS 112 Musicianship II : 3 Credits
MUS 208 Masterpieces of Music : 3 Credits
MUS 217 American Musical Theatre : 3 Credits
MUS 316 Women’s Chorus (two semesters @1.5 credits) : 3 Credits

Select one of the following: 3 Credits
MUS 216 Vocal Technique/Conducting
MUS 315 Applied Music: Instrumental (two semesters @1.5 credits)
MUS 318 Applied Music: Piano (two semesters @1.5 credits)
MUS 319 Applied Music: Voice (two semesters @1.5 credits)

Total credits for minor in Music: 18


Minor Policy

Minors may be declared any time before the completion of the drop/add period in the first term of the senior year or before completion of 87 credit hours, whichever comes later.

Successful completion of at least a one course in the minor is a prerequisite to such declaration.

Only two of the required minor courses may also count toward major or another minor’s requirements.  A minimum of half the required credits for the minor must be completed at Sage.

GPA in Minor required (minimum): 2.200 or higher