Effective Date: Fall 2015 (course list additions retroactive to Fall 2012)

 

A minor in music is developed in consultation with an department advisor in music. Appointments are scheduled through the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall (764-0332).

Prerequisites to the Minor

None.

Requirements for the Minor 

At least 15 credits (and five courses), to be chosen from the following two categories as stated below:

  1. Required Survey Course: 
    • MUSICOL 121, Introduction to Music
    • MUSICOL 122, Introduction to World Music
    • MUSICOL 123, Introduction to World Music
    • MUSICOL 343, Music and Islam
    • MUSICOL 345, History of Music
    • MUSICOL 346, History of Music
    • MUSICOL 130, Opera! (Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012)
    • MUSICOL 139/140, History of Music
    • MUSICOL 239/240, History of Music
    • Introduction to Music Theory (THEORY 137, or 139/149), or equivalent
  2. Electives: at least 12 credits in Music courses, with at least two courses at the 300-level or above. Electives must include one or more courses in two of the following five areas: Composition, Musicology, Music Theory, Performance, and Performing Arts Technology.
    • AAS 354 / RCHUMS 354 / WOMENSTD 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • AAS 366. Music of Africa
    • AMCULT 209. History of American Popular Music
    • AMCULT 226 / HISTORY 226 / LATINOAM 226. The Latin Tinge
    • AMCULT 228. American Musical Soundscapes
    • AMCULT 337. A Survey of American Blues Music
    • AMCULT 407. The History of American Folk Music: Culture, Politics, Music
    • AMCULT 409. American Roots Music
    • AMCULT 411 / WOMENSTD 411. Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
    • AMCULT 436. Music of Asian Americans
    • COMM 445. Music and Mediated Identities
    • ENS 406 / RCHUMS 406. Beginning Javanese Gamelan
    • ENS 407 / RCHUMS 407. Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
    • HISTORY 226 / AMCULT 226 / LATINOAM 226. The Latin Tinge
    • HONORS 354 / RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / WOMENSTD 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • LATINOAM 226 / AMCULT 226 / HISTORY 226. The Latin Tinge
    • PHYSICS 288. Physics of Music
    • RCHUMS 249. Foundations of Music
    • RCHUMS 250. Chamber Music
    • RCHUMS 251. Topics in Music
    • RCHUMS 252. Topics in Musical Expression
    • RCHUMS 253. Choral Ensemble: Residential College Singers
    • RCHUMS 256. Studying and Playing Southeast Asian Music
    • RCHUMS 258. Afro-Cuban Drumming and Styles
    • RCHUMS 259. Music Improvisation
    • RCHUMS 350. Creative Musicianship
    • RCHUMS 351. Creative Musicianship Lab
    • RCHUMS 352. Found Instruments: Building, Design, and Performance
    • RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / WOMENSTD 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • RCHUMS 356. The Symphonic Century: Music and Revolution in the 19th Century
    • RCHUMS 406 / ENS 406. Beginning Javanese Gamelan
    • RCHUMS 407 / ENS 407. Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
    • SOC 255. Sociology of Music
    • WOMENSTD 354 / RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • WOMENSTD 411 / AMCULT 411. Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
    • All other group music ensembles offered at the 300-level in the Residential College

AP credit: AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor with one exception. AP Credit may qualify, if approved by the advisor, for the Required Survey Course. In this instance, a minimum of 5 other courses, totaling 15 credits, must be elected for the minor.

Conditions: Upon approval of the department advisor, up to six credits earned outside of the University of Michigan or its sponsored programs may be used to fulfill requirements for the minor.

Exclusions: A minor in Music is not open to students with a major in Music, including those in the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

 

Music Minor (Fall 2005-Summer 2015) +

Effective Date: Fall 2005-Summer 2015

 

A minor in music is developed in consultation with an department advisor in music. Appointments are scheduled through the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall (764-0332).

Prerequisites to the Minor

None.

Academic Minor Program

At least 15 credits (and five courses), to be chosen from the following two categories as stated below:

  1. Required Survey Course: MUSICOL 121, Introduction to Music; MUSICOL 122, Introduction to World Music; MUSICOL 123, Introduction to Popular Music; or the equivalent (MUSICOL 343, 345, 346); or MUSICOL 130, Opera! (Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012); MUSICOL 139/140, 239/240, or Introduction to Music Theory (THEORY 137, or 139/149), or the equivalent.
  2. Electives: at least 12 credits in Music courses, with at least two courses at the 300-level or above. Electives must include one or more courses in two of the following five areas: Composition, Musicology, Music Theory, Performance, and Performing Arts Technology.
  3. Additional Electives, retroactive to Fall 2012)

    • AAS 354 / RCHUMS 354 / WOMENSTD 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • AAS 366. Music of Africa
    • AMCULT 209. History of American Popular Music
    • AMCULT 226 / HISTORY 226 / LATINOAM 226. The Latin Tinge
    • AMCULT 228. American Musical Soundscapes
    • AMCULT 337. A Survey of American Blues Music
    • AMCULT 407. The History of American Folk Music: Culture, Politics, Music
    • AMCULT 409. American Roots Music
    • AMCULT 411 / WOMENSTD 411. Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
    • AMCULT 436. Music of Asian Americans
    • COMM 445. Music and Mediated Identities
    • ENS 406 / RCHUMS 406. Beginning Javanese Gamelan
    • ENS 407 / RCHUMS 407. Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
    • HISTORY 226 / AMCULT 226 / LATINOAM 226. The Latin Tinge
    • HONORS 354 / RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / WOMENSTD 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • LATINOAM 226 / AMCULT 226 / HISTORY 226. The Latin Tinge
    • PHYSICS 288. Physics of Music
    • RCHUMS 249. Foundations of Music
    • RCHUMS 250. Chamber Music
    • RCHUMS 251. Topics in Music
    • RCHUMS 252. Topics in Musical Expression
    • RCHUMS 253. Choral Ensemble: Residential College Singers
    • RCHUMS 256. Studying and Playing Southeast Asian Music
    • RCHUMS 258. Afro-Cuban Drumming and Styles
    • RCHUMS 259. Music Improvisation
    • RCHUMS 350. Creative Musicianship
    • RCHUMS 351. Creative Musicianship Lab
    • RCHUMS 352. Found Instruments: Building, Design, and Performance
    • RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / WOMENSTD 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • RCHUMS 356. The Symphonic Century: Music and Revolution in the 19th Century
    • RCHUMS 406 / ENS 406. Beginning Javanese Gamelan
    • RCHUMS 407 / ENS 407. Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
    • SOC 255. Sociology of Music
    • WOMENSTD 354 / RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music
    • WOMENSTD 411 / AMCULT 411. Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
    • All other group music ensembles offered at the 300-level in the Residential College

AP credit: AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor with one exception. AP Credit may qualify, if approved by the advisor, for the Required Survey Course. In this instance, a minimum of 5 other courses, totaling 15 credits, must be elected for the minor.

Conditions: Upon approval of the department advisor, up to six credits earned outside of the University of Michigan or its sponsored programs may be used to fulfill requirements for the minor.

Exclusions: A minor in Music is not open to students with a major in Music, including those in the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

For additional information regarding the music major and minor, see http://sitemaker.umich.edu/lsamusic.


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