REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR IN MUSIC
Students wishing to earn a music minor must audition for the Department of Music faculty on their major instrument. In order to complete the music minor, students are required to earn a total of 20 credits worth of music courses.
Music minor may petition the chair of the department to take other music classes for which they do not have the sufficient prerequisites.
MUS212 - Music Theory II (Credits: 3)
MUL212 - Aural Skills II (Credits: 1)
MUS311 - Music Theory III (Credits: 3)
MUL311 - Aural Skills III (Credits: 1)
MUS315 - 20th Century Techniques (Credits: 4)
MUS218 - Composition I (Credits: 2)
MUS219 - Composition II (Credits: 2)
MUS226 - Music History and Literature I (Credits: 4)
MUS326 - Music History and Literature II (Credits: 4)
MUS259 - Performance of Chamber Music (Credits: 0 or 1 variable) 1 credit option; prerequisite of 2 semesters of applied lessons
Music Ensemble: semesters beyond the 4 required (1 credit option)
MUS241 - A Survey of Musical Masterworks (Credits: 4)
MUS337 - Music in Worship(Credits: 4)
MUS245 - World Music (Credits: 2)
FNA112 - Arts in Concert (Credits: 4)
Applied Music - same or different instrument (Credits: 2)
Permitted Non-Credit or 0-Credit Courses (will not count toward 12 elective credits):
Applied Music: same or different instrument (Non-Credit)
MUS010 - Musicianship
MUS259 - Performance of Chamber Music (0 credit option)
Music Ensemble - semesters beyond the four required (0 credit option)
*Auditions are required to qualify for any music scholarship, and students must be accepted through the Gordon College Admissions process before auditioning. Music scholarships are included in a student’s financial aid package if the student enrolls at Gordon, and awards are renewable for all four years if requirements are met.
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