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The Music Minor can be paired with practically any major in the university. The minor areas are designed for students who want to continue to develop musically throughout their college career. It is highly recommended that students begin the Music Minor in the freshman year. The Music History Minor includes the departmental requirements of the degree and history-specific courses such as History of Music and History of Jazz.
RECITALS, CONCERTS & MASTER CLASSES EACH YEAR 130
DEGREE PROGRAMS WITH SEVERAL CONCENTRATIONS/OPTIONS 6
MUSIC MAJORS & MINORS; 245 UNDERGRADUATE, 15 GRADUATE 260
A general survey of the growth of music showing the influence of historical events upon musical developments. Prerequisites: MUSC 264A, or MUSC 261 and MUSC 262, and MUSC 222, or permission of instructor.
A general survey of the growth of music showing the influence of historical events upon musical development. |This is a writing intensive course.) Prerequisites: grade of C or better in ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C; MUSC 261 and MUSC 262 or MUSC 264A or MUSC 126A, and MUSC 222 or permission of instructor.
This course will study the historical development of jazz as an American art form. The emotion and meaning of this style will be investigated as well as the historical and contemporary aesthetic response. Emphasis will include the defining role of African American artists. The influence of jazz on the development of contemporary American music will be discussed. Written critiques of live performances will be required. Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor.
Students entering the Minor program in Music History should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Pre-requisites, not counted in minor GPA:
paper based: 550, internet based 79
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