Minor in Music Performance

The Music Performance minor, available for students who desire to pursue music studies as a secondary field, requires 24–25 units. Music minors are required to have a department adviser to assist with building meaningful schedules. Students who intend to minor in Music are advised to so declare in their freshman year. Acceptance to the Music Performance Minor is by prior audition only. Students accepted into this minor must discuss with their applied teacher how they will logically progress to the final recital.

Students must attain a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher for courses applied to the minor. The Pass grading option is not available for courses applied to the minor.

Required Courses

MUSAxxxPrivate lessons in one discipline (at least two upper-division)8
MUSAxxxEnsembles3
MUSA 399JUNIOR RECITAL FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE1
MUSC 101INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC OF THE WESTERN HERITAGE3
Select one of the following:
MUSIC THEORY FOR NON-MAJORS
MUSIC THEORY I
and MUSICIANSHIP I (must be taken concurrently)
MUSC 201MUSIC IN THE U.S.: ANALYTIC EMPHASIS3
MUSC 350MUSIC INDUSTRY: LIVE PERFORMANCE3
Total Units21