Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Minor in Music

 

Pursue your interest in music as you acquire a familiarity with aspects of music theory, ear training, and music history and performance. Participate in performance ensembles and hone transferable professional job skills in communication, analytical and critical thinking.

To add a music minor, please contact:
Maurice Draughn, Department of Music Advisor
313-577-1662
mdraughn@wayne.edu 

Minor Requirements: Students pursuing a Minor in Music must complete a minimum of twenty-two credits, distributed as follows:

MUSIC THEORY AND EAR TRAINING (8 credits)
MUT 1140 – Theory I (3 cr)
MUT 1150 – Ear Training I (1 cr)
MUT 1160 – Theory II (3 cr)
MUT 1170 – Ear Training II (1 cr)
MUT 2140 – Theory III (3 cr)
MUT 2150 – Ear Training III (1 cr)

MUSIC HISTORY (6 credits)
MUH 1340 – World Music (3 cr) (VP)
MUH 1370 – Music Appreciation (3 cr) (VP)
MUH 3310 – Music History and Literature I (3 cr)
MUH 3320 – Music History and Literature II (3 cr)
MUH 3330 – Music History and Literature III (3 cr)
MUH 3360 – Jazz History (3 cr)

APPLIED PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS (4 credits)
MUP 1XX5 – Secondary Applied Lessons (1 cr)
MUP 1XX5 – Secondary Applied Lessons (1 cr)
MUP 3XX5 – Secondary Applied Lessons (1 cr)
MUP 3XX5 – Secondary Applied Lessons (1 cr)

PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE (4 credits)
Four semesters selected from:
MUA 2800 – University Bands (1 cr)
MUA 2810 – University Symphony Orchestra (1 cr)
MUA 2820 – Jazz Big Band (1 cr)
MUA 2822 – Jazz Guitar Ensemble (1 cr)
MUA 2840 – Choral Union (1 cr)
MUA 2850 – Concert Chorale (1 cr)

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