Music Minor

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MINOR REQUIREMENTS CHECK SHEET

A minimum of 30 graded credit hours in Music
At least 15 credit hours must be upper division
A minimum grade of “C-“ in all courses counting toward the minor, and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 is required to complete the minor.
A minimum of 10 graded credit hours counting toward the minor must be completed at Eastern Oregon University.

 

LOWER DIVISION MINOR REQUIREMENTS: 10 credits

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUS 111 Music Theory [AEH] 3 Musical Background or MUS 101

 

Performance Ensembles: Complete a minimum of 3 credits from the list below

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUS 195 Various Ensemble Titles [APC] 1-2
MUS 195A Community Orchestra [APC] 1
MUS 195B Community Band [APC] 1
MUS 195C Community Chorus [APC] 1
MUS 195D African Drumming [APC] 1
MUS 195E 45th Parallel Ensemble [APC] 2
MUS 195F Fiddle Ensemble [APC] 1
MUS 195G EOU Chamber Choir [APC] 2 Audition is Required

 

Performance Studies and/or Class Lessons: Complete a minimum of 4 credits from the list below

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUP 171 Performance: Piano [APC] 2-3
MUP 173 Performance: Organ [APC] 2-3
MUP 174 Performance: Voice [APC] 2-3
MUP 175 Performance: Stings [APC] 2-3
MUP 180 Performance: Guitar [APC] 2-3
MUP 181 Performance: Woodwinds [APC] 2-3
MUP 186 Performance: Brass [APC] 2-3
MUP 191 Performance: Percussion [APC] 2-3
MUP 271 Performance: Piano [APC] 2-3
MUP 273 Performance: Organ [APC] 2-3
MUP 274 Performance: Voice [APC] 2-3
MUP 275 Performance: Stings [APC] 2-3
MUP 280 Performance: Guitar [APC] 2-3
MUP 281 Performance: Woodwinds [APC] 2-3
MUP 286 Performance: Brass [APC] 2-3
MUP 291 Performance: Percussion [APC] 2-3
MUS 192 Class Lesson [APC] 1-2
MUS 192D Class Lesson: African Drumming [APC] 2
MUS 192G Class Lesson: Guitar [APC] 2
MUS 192P Class Lesson: Piano [APC] 2
MUS 192S Class Lesson: Song Writing [APC] 2
MUS 192V Class Lesson: Voice [APC] 2
MUS 193 Class Lesson [APC] 1-2
MUS 193D Class Lesson: African Drumming [APC] 2
MUS 193G Class Lesson: Guitar [APC] 2 MUS 192G or instructor consent
MUS 193P Class Lesson: Piano [APC] 2 MUS 192P or instructor consent
MUS 193V Class Lesson: Voice [APC] 2
MUS 194 Class Lesson [APC] 1-2
MUS 194D Class Lesson: African Drumming [APC] 2
MUS 194G Class Lesson: Guitar [APC] 2 MUS 193G or instructor consent
MUS 194P Class Lesson: Piano [APC] 2 MUS 193P or instructor consent
MUS 194V Class Lesson: Voice [APC] 2

 

ELECTIVES: 20 credits

Lower Division Electives: Complete a minimum of 5 credits in lower division music courses

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUS 101 Elements Music [APC] 3
MUS 107 Listen in Music [AEH] 2
MUS 110 Selected Topics 1-6
MUS 112 Musicianship I 2 Musical Background or MUS 101
MUS 113 Music Theory [AEH] 3 MUS 111
MUS 114 Musicianship II 2 MUS 112
MUS 140 Electronic Music I [APC] 3
MUS 202 World Music [AEH] 3
MUS 203 Jazz: American Music [AEH] 3
MUS 204 Popular Music in America [AEH, DPD] 3
MUS 210 Selected Topics 1-6
MUS 225 Basic Conducting [UWR] [available in odd years] 3 MUS 111, 112

 

Upper Division Electives: Complete a minimum of 15 credits in upper division music courses. A maximum of 6 credits in MUS 395 (various ensemble titles) can be used.

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUS 304 Down In the Boondocks [AEH, DPD] 3
MUS 310 Selected Topics 1-6
MUS 311 Chromatic Harmony/Jazz Theory 3 MUS 113
MUS 313 Popular Music Theory 3 MUS 113
MUS 315 Intro to Composition & Arranging 3 MUS 113
MUS 318 Global Rhythms 2 MUS 111
MUS 320 Improvisation 2 MUS 111
MUS 330 Brass Methods 2
In addition to the regular meeting time students enrolled in this course will be required to complete a series of outside classroom observations.
MUS 333 Vocal Methods 2
In addition to the regular meeting time students enrolled in this course will be required to complete a series of outside classroom observations.
MUS 340 Electronic Music II 2 MUS 140
MUS 364 European Musical Traditions I [available in even years] 3
MUS 365 European Mus Tradition II [UWR] [available in even years] 3
MUS 395 Various Ensemble Titles [APC] 1-2 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395A Community Orchestra [APC] 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395B Community Band [APC] 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395C Community Chorus [APC] 1
MUS 395D African Drumming [APC] 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395E 45th Parallel Ensemble [APC] 2 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395F Fiddle Ensemble 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395G EOU Chamber Choir [APC] 2 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 402 Independent Study 1-3
MUS 405 Reading & Conference 1-6
MUS 410 Selected Topics 1-6
MUS 421 Study in Ethnomusicology [UWR] 3 MUS 202

 

Total credits required for minor: 30 

If the requirements for the minor are not met at the time of graduation, the minor will not be awarded.
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Last update November 2014