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2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Music Studies, Undergraduate Minor

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About the Applied Music Studies Undergraduate Minor

The undergraduate minor in applied studies seeks to further prior knowledge and skill in music for students with previous experience with a particular instrument or voice type. This minor provides opportunities for practical study and ensemble experiences, as well as classroom-based instruction on a broad array of musical topics. No more than 6 credits from applied study can be counted towards this minor. An audition is required to declare this minor and enroll in one-on-one study. Completion of this minor will satisfy the creative arts core requirement.

Required Courses

Elective Courses

(Choose from the following for the remaining semester credit hours. Courses taken to satisfy the required courses cannot be repeated or otherwise used to fulfill the elective courses. Six hours must be upper level.)


*    Offered in rotation. See advisor for currently available topics. Repeatable for credit with different topic designation.

**   Ensemble audition may be required. Subject to availability.

†   Fulfills Creative Arts core curriculum requirement.

†† Fulfills Creative Arts and Multicultural requirements.

MUHL 4300

Available topics for Music Minors

(Note: These courses rotate and are not available each semester. See advisor for the current semester’s schedule.)


  • Asian Pop Music
  • Charles Ives in His World
  • Classic Music
  • Frank Zappa
  • Great Musicians in Paris
  • Mozart and the Age of Revolution
  • Music and American Radical Politics
  • Music and Nationalism
  • Music and the Contemplative Mind
  • Music in the US
  • Music of the African Diaspora
  • Music, Mysticism, and Magic
  • Musical Iconography
  • Musics of Latin America
  • Romantic Music
  • Shakespeare and Music
  • Symphonic Literature
  • The Music of Duke Ellington
  • Women and Music
  • World Music

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