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. 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 (12 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)
Select two courses from:
MUH 1345 – Music Cultures (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) (WI)

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)