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Music Minor

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 NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 111Music Theory [AEH]3Musical Background or MUS 101

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

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 195Various Ensemble Titles [APC]1 to 2
MUS 195ACommunity Orchestra [APC]1
MUS 195BCommunity Band [APC]1
MUS 195CCommunity Chorus [APC]1
MUS 195DAfrican Drumming [APC]1
MUS 195E45th Parallel Ensemble [APC]2
MUS 195FFiddle Ensemble [APC]1
MUS 195GEOU Chamber Choir [APC]2Audition is Required

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

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUP 171Performance: Piano [APC]2 to 3
MUP 173Performance: Organ [APC]2 to 3
MUP 174Performance: Voice [APC]2 to 3
MUP 175Performance: Stings [APC]2 to 3
MUP 180Performance: Guitar [APC]2 to 3
MUP 181Performance: Woodwinds [APC]2 to 3
MUP 186Performance: Brass [APC]2 to 3
MUP 191Performance: Percussion [APC]2 to 3
MUP 271Performance: Piano [APC]2 to 3
MUP 273Performance: Organ [APC]2 to 3
MUP 274Performance: Voice [APC]2 to 3
MUP 275Performance: Stings [APC]2 to 3
MUP 280Performance: Guitar [APC]2 to 3
MUP 281Performance: Woodwinds [APC]2 to 3
MUP 286Performance: Brass [APC]2 to 3
MUP 291Performance: Percussion [APC]2 to 3
MUS 192Class Lesson [APC]1 to 2
MUS 192DClass Lesson: African Drumming [APC]2
MUS 192GClass Lesson: Guitar [APC]2
MUS 192PClass Lesson: Piano [APC]2
MUS 192SClass Lesson: Song Writing [APC]2
MUS 192VClass Lesson: Voice [APC]2
MUS 193Class Lesson [APC]1 to 2
MUS 193DClass Lesson: African Drumming [APC]2
MUS 193GClass Lesson: Guitar [APC]2MUS 192G or instructor consent
MUS 193PClass Lesson: Piano [APC]2MUS 192P or instructor consent
MUS 193VClass Lesson: Voice [APC]2
MUS 194Class Lesson [APC]1 to 2
MUS 194DClass Lesson: African Drumming [APC]2
MUS 194GClass Lesson: Guitar [APC]2MUS 193G or instructor consent
MUS 194PClass Lesson: Piano [APC]2MUS 193P or instructor consent
MUS 194VClass Lesson: Voice [APC]2

ELECTIVES: 20 credits

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

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 101Elements Music [APC]3
MUS 107Listen in Music [AEH]2
MUS 110Selected Topics1 to 6
MUS 112Musicianship I2Musical Background or MUS 101
MUS 113Music Theory [AEH]3MUS 111
MUS 114Musicianship II2MUS 112
MUS 140Electronic Music I [APC]3
MUS 202World Music [AEH]3
MUS 203Jazz: American Music [AEH]3
MUS 204Popular Music in America [AEH, DPD]3
MUS 210Selected Topics1 to 6
MUS 225Basic Conducting [UWR] [available in odd years]3MUS 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 NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 304Down In the Boondocks [AEH, DPD]3
MUS 310Selected Topics1 to 6
MUS 311Chromatic Harmony/Jazz Theory3MUS 113
MUS 313Popular Music Theory3MUS 113
MUS 315Intro to Composition & Arranging3MUS 113
MUS 318Global Rhythms2MUS 111
MUS 320Improvisation2MUS 111
MUS 330Brass Methods
In addition to the regular meeting time students enrolled in this course will be required to complete a series of outside classroom observations.
2
MUS 333Vocal Methods
In addition to the regular meeting time students enrolled in this course will be required to complete a series of outside classroom observations.
2
MUS 340Electronic Music II2MUS 140
MUS 364European Musical Traditions I [available in even years]3
MUS 365European Mus Tradition II [UWR] [available in even years]3
MUS 395Various Ensemble Titles [APC]1 to 26 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395ACommunity Orchestra [APC]16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395BCommunity Band [APC]16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395CCommunity Chorus [APC]1
MUS 395DAfrican Drumming [APC]16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395E45th Parallel Ensemble [APC]26 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395FFiddle Ensemble16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395GEOU Chamber Choir [APC]26 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 402Independent Study1 to 3
MUS 405Reading & Conference1 to 6
MUS 410Selected Topics1 to 6
MUS 421Study in Ethnomusicology [UWR]3MUS 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