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Music Minor

Effective Winter 2020

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.

Advising

A minor in music is developed in consultation with a department advisor in music. Appointments are scheduled through the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall (764-0332).  Appointments may also be scheduled by emailing the LSA Music Advisor at lsamusicadvisor@umich.edu or by calling (734) 764-8623.

Prerequisites

None, but ability to read music and instrumental or vocal performance experience is recommended.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

15 credits of music courses must be taken to fulfill the minor requirements.

One introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY chosen from:

  • MUSICOL 121: Introduction to the Art of Music
  • MUSICOL 122: Introduction to World Music
  • MUSICOL 123: Introduction to Popular Music
  • MUSICOL 130: Opera!
  • MUSICOL 345: History of Music - Middle Ages to Baroque
  • MUSICOL 346: History of Music - Baroque to modern era
  • THEORY 137: Introduction to the Theory of Music
  • THEORY 238: Introduction to Musical Analysis

Minimum four additional electives in music, at least two of which must be at the 300-level or above.  Elective selections must include one or more courses in two of the following five areas: COMP, MUSICOL, THEORY, PAT, or performance.

  • COMP 221: Introduction to Elementary Composition
  • COMP 222: Composition
  • COMP 233: Special Topics in Composition
  • COMP 415: Introduction to Electronic Music
  • COMP 416: Seminar in Electronic Music
  • MUSICOL 121: Introduction to the Art of Music
  • MUSICOL 122: Introduction to World Music
  • MUSICOL 123: Introduction to Popular Music
  • MUSICOL 130: Opera!
  • MUSICOL 343: Music and Islam
  • MUSICOL 345: History of Music - Middle Ages to Baroque
  • MUSICOL 346: History of Music - Baroque to Modern Era
  • PAT 200: Introduction to Electronic Music
  • PAT 204: Creative Coding for Music
  • PAT 305 / MUSPERF 300: Video Game Music
  • PAT 313: The Art of Electronic Music
  • PAT 314: Electronic Music & Social Justice
  • PAT 472 / ARTSADMN 472: Business of Music
  • THEORY 137: Introduction to the Theory of Music
  • THEORY 238: Introduction to Musical Analysis

performance courses may include private instruction*, applied GUITAR, PIANO, or VOICE, or ENS**:

  • BASSOON 150
  • CARILLON 150
  • CELLO 150
  • CLARINET 150
  • DBLBASS 150
  • ENS 344: Campus Philharmonia & Symphony Orchestra
  • ENS 346: University & Campus Bands
  • ENS 348: Marching Band, Basketball & Hockey Bands
  • ENS 351: Arts Chorale
  • ENS 363: Men's Glee Club
  • ENS 356: Women's Glee Club
  • ENS 360: Campus Jazz Ensemble
  • ENS 405, 406: Beginning Javanese Gamelan
  • ENS 407: Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
  • EUPHBARI 150
  • FLUTE 150
  • FRENHORN 150
  • GUITAR 111 (class guitar)
  • GUITAR 112 (class guitar)
  • HARP 150
  • HARPSCH 150
  • JAZZ 150
  • OBOE 150
  • ORGAN 150
  • PERCUSS 150
  • PIANO 110 (class piano)
  • PIANO 150
  • SAX 150
  • TROMBONE 150
  • TRUM 150
  • TUBA 150
  • VIOLA 150
  • VIOLIN 150
  • VOICE 111 (class voice)
  • VOICE 150

*Private lesson availability is limited, and the School of Music, Theatre & Dance does not guarantee placement.  Priority is given to School of Music performance majors.  Additionally, private lessons on some instruments may not be available in a given term.  Please see the Application for Private Instruction page on the SMTD website for more details.

**Placement in Ensemble courses may require an audition.  Please see the Performance Opportunities page on the SMTD website for more details.

Constraints

AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor with one exception. AP Credit in THEORY may qualify, if approved by the LSA Music Advisor, for the introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY. In this instance, a minimum of 5 other courses, totaling 15 credits, must be elected for the minor.

Any course elected to fulfill the required introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY cannot also be applied toward satisfying the Electives requirement.

With approval by the LSA Music Advisor, a maximum of two non-SMTD music courses may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements for the LSA Music Minor.*

*Music courses offered by non-SMTD units:

  • AAS / RCHUMS / WOMENSTD / HONORS 354: Race and Identity in Music
  • AAS 366: Music of Africa
  • AMCULT 209: History of American Popular Music
  • AMCULT / HISTORY / 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 / WOMENSTD 411: Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
  • COMM 455: Music and Mediated Identities
  • PSYCH 211: Project Outreach, section titled "mind, Music, and the Community"
  • PHYSICS 288: The 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 356: The Symphonic Century: Music and Revolution in the 19th Century
  • RCHUMS / ENS 406: Beginning Javanese Gamelan
  • RCHUMS / ENS 407: Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
  • SOC 255: The Sociology of Music

Other Department Policies

Additional music courses offered by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance are available and with approval by the LSA Music Advisor, may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements of the LSA Music Minor.  Enrollment in these courses may be restricted to SMTD students.  Interested students should contact the instructors of these courses for permission to enroll.

Additional SMTD music courses open on non-SMTD students:

  • ARTSADMN 406: Special Topics
  • ARTSADMN 410: Arts Entrepreneurship Forum
  • ARTSADMN 422: Writing About Your Art
  • ARTSADMN 423: Grants & Fundraising
  • ARTSADMN 426: Arts Fundraising
  • ARTSADMN 428: Arts Leadership
  • ARTSADMN 432: Recording Industry
  • ARTSADMN 477: Social Value Arts
  • JAZZ 450: Contemplative Practices Seminar
  • JAZZ 454.002: Special Topics
  • JAZZ 455: Creativity and Consciousness
  • MUSED 210: Special Topics
  • MUSICOL 343: Music and Islam
  • MUSPERF 200: Engaging Performance

Residency

Upon approval of the LSA Music 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.

Music (Minor) (Winter 2019 - Fall 2019)

Effective Winter 2019

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.

Advising

A minor in music is developed in consultation with a department advisor in music. Appointments are scheduled through the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall (764-0332).  Appointments may also be scheduled by emailing the LSA Music Advisor at lsamusicadvisor@umich.edu or by calling (734) 764-8623.

Prerequisites

None, but ability to read music and instrumental or vocal performance experience is recommended.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

15 credits of music courses must be taken to fulfill the minor requirements.

One introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY chosen from:

  • MUSICOL 121: Introduction to the Art of Music
  • MUSICOL 122: Introduction to World Music
  • MUSICOL 123: Introduction to Popular Music
  • MUSICOL 130: Opera!
  • MUSICOL 345: History of Music - Middle Ages to Baroque
  • MUSICOL 346: History of Music - Baroque to modern era
  • THEORY 137: Introduction to the Theory of Music
  • THEORY 238: Introduction to Musical Analysis

Minimum four additional electives in music, at least two of which must be at the 300-level or above.  Elective selections must include one or more courses in two of the following five areas: COMP, MUSICOL, THEORY, PAT, or performance.

  • COMP 221: Introduction to Elementary Composition
  • COMP 222: Composition
  • COMP 233: Special Topics in Composition
  • COMP 415: Introduction to Electronic Music
  • COMP 416: Seminar in Electronic Music
  • MUSICOL 121: Introduction to the Art of Music
  • MUSICOL 122: Introduction to World Music
  • MUSICOL 123: Introduction to Popular Music
  • MUSICOL 130: Opera!
  • MUSICOL 343: Music and Islam
  • MUSICOL 345: History of Music - Middle Ages to Baroque
  • MUSICOL 346: History of Music - Baroque to Modern Era
  • PAT 200: Introduction to Electronic Music
  • PAT 204: Creative Coding for Music
  • PAT 305 / MUSPERF 300: Video Game Music
  • PAT 313: The Art of Electronic Music
  • PAT 314: Electronic Music & Social Justice
  • PAT 472 / ARTSADMN 472: Business of Music
  • THEORY 137: Introduction to the Theory of Music
  • THEORY 238: Introduction to Musical Analysis

performance courses may include private instruction*, applied PIANO or GUITAR, or ENS**:

  • BASSOON 150
  • CARILLON 150
  • CELLO 150
  • CLARINET 150
  • DBLBASS 150
  • ENS 344: Campus Philharmonia & Symphony Orchestra
  • ENS 346: University & Campus Bands
  • ENS 348: Marching Band, Basketball & Hockey Bands
  • ENS 351: Arts Chorale
  • ENS 363: Men's Glee Club
  • ENS 356: Women's Glee Club
  • ENS 360: Campus Jazz Ensemble
  • ENS 405, 406: Beginning Javanese Gamelan
  • ENS 407: Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
  • EUPHBARI 150
  • FLUTE 150
  • FRENHORN 150
  • GUITAR 111 (class guitar)
  • HARP 150
  • HARPSCH 150
  • JAZZ 150
  • OBOE 150
  • ORGAN 150
  • PERCUSS 150
  • PIANO 110.001 (class piano)
  • PIANO 150
  • SAX 150
  • TROMBONE 150
  • TRUM 150
  • TUBA 150
  • VIOLA 150
  • VIOLIN 150
  • VOICE 150

*Private lesson availability is limited, and the School of Music, Theatre & Dance does not guarantee placement.  Priority is given to School of Music performance majors.  Additionally, private lessons on some instruments may not be available in a given term.  Please see the Application for Private Instruction page on the SMTD website for more details.

**Placement in Ensemble courses may require an audition.  Please see the Performance Opportunities page on the SMTD website for more details.

Constraints

AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor with one exception. AP Credit in THEORY may qualify, if approved by the LSA Music Advisor, for the introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY. In this instance, a minimum of 5 other courses, totaling 15 credits, must be elected for the minor.

Any course elected to fulfill the required introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY cannot also be applied toward satisfying the Electives requirement.

With approval by the LSA Music Advisor, a maximum of two non-SMTD music courses may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements for the LSA Music Minor.*

*Music courses offered by non-SMTD units:

  • AAS / RCHUMS / WOMENSTD / HONORS 354: Race and Identity in Music
  • AAS 366: Music of Africa
  • AMCULT 209: History of American Popular Music
  • AMCULT / HISTORY / 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 / WOMENSTD 411: Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
  • COMM 455: Music and Mediated Identities
  • PSYCH 211: Project Outreach, section titled "mind, Music, and the Community"
  • PHYSICS 288: The 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 356: The Symphonic Century: Music and Revolution in the 19th Century
  • RCHUMS / ENS 406: Beginning Javanese Gamelan
  • RCHUMS / ENS 407: Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
  • SOC 255: The Sociology of Music

Other Department Policies

Additional music courses offered by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance are available and with approval by the LSA Music Advisor, may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements of the LSA Music Minor.  Enrollment in these courses may be restricted to SMTD students.  Interested students should contact the instructors of these courses for permission to enroll.

Additional SMTD music courses open on non-SMTD students:

  • ARTSADMN 406: Special Topics
  • ARTSADMN 410: Arts Entrepreneurship Forum
  • ARTSADMN 422: Writing About Your Art
  • ARTSADMN 423: Grants & Fundraising
  • ARTSADMN 426: Arts Fundraising
  • ARTSADMN 428: Arts Leadership
  • ARTSADMN 432: Recording Industry
  • ARTSADMN 477: Social Value Arts
  • JAZZ 450: Contemplative Practices Seminar
  • JAZZ 454.002: Special Topics
  • JAZZ 455: Creativity and Consciousness
  • MUSED 210: Special Topics
  • MUSICOL 343: Music and Islam
  • MUSPERF 200: Engaging Performance

Residency

Upon approval of the LSA Music 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.

Music (Minor) (Fall 2017 - Fall 2018)

Effective Fall 2017

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.

Advising

A minor in music is developed in consultation with a department advisor in music. Appointments are scheduled through the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall (764-0332).  Appointments may also be scheduled by emailing the LSA Music Advisor at lsamusicadvisor@umich.edu or by calling (734) 764-8623.

Prerequisites

None, but ability to read music and instrumental or vocal performance experience is recommended.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

One introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY chosen from::

  • MUSICOL 121: Introduction to the Art of Music
  • MUSICOL 122: Introduction to World Music
  • MUSICOL 123: Introduction to Popular Music
  • MUSICOL 130: Opera!
  • MUSICOL 345: History of Music - Middle Ages to Baroque
  • MUSICOL 346: History of Music - Baroque to modern era
  • THEORY 137: Introduction to the Theory of Music
  • THEORY 238: Introduction to Musical Analysis

Minimum four additional electives in music, at least two of which must be at the 300-level or above.  Elective selections must include one or more courses in two of the following five areas: COMP, MUSICOL, THEORY, PAT, or performance.

  • COMP 221: Introduction to Elementary Composition
  • COMP 222: Composition
  • COMP 233: Special Topics in Composition
  • COMP 415: Introduction to Electronic Music
  • COMP 416: Seminar in Electronic Music
  • MUSICOL 121: Introduction to the Art of Music
  • MUSICOL 122: Introduction to World Music
  • MUSICOL 123: Introduction to Popular Music
  • MUSICOL 130: Opera!
  • MUSICOL 343: Music and Islam
  • MUSICOL 345: History of Music - Middle Ages to Baroque
  • MUSICOL 346: History of Music - Baroque to modern era
  • PAT 201: Introduction to Computer Music
  • PAT 305 / MUSPERF 300: Video Game Music
  • PAT 472 / ARTSADMN 472: Business of Music
  • THEORY 137: Introduction to the Theory of Music
  • THEORY 238: Introduction to Musical Analysis

performance courses may include private instruction*, applied PIANO or GUITAR, or ENS**:

  • BASSOON 150
  • CARILLON 150
  • CELLO 150
  • CLARINET 150
  • DBLBASS 150
  • ENS 344: Campus Philharmonia & Symphony Orchestra
  • ENS 346: University & Campus Bands
  • ENS 348: Marching Band, Basketball & Hockey Bands
  • ENS 351: Arts Chorale
  • ENS 363: Men's Glee Club
  • ENS 356: Women's Glee Club
  • ENS 360: Campus Jazz Ensemble
  • ENS 405, 406: Beginning Javanese Gamelan
  • ENS 407: Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
  • EUPHBARI 150
  • FLUTE 150
  • FRENHORN 150
  • GUITAR 111 (class guitar)
  • HARP 150
  • HARPSCH 150
  • JAZZ 150
  • OBOE 150
  • ORGAN 150
  • PERCUSS 150
  • PIANO 110.001 (class piano)
  • PIANO 150
  • SAX 150
  • TROMBONE 150
  • TRUM 150
  • TUBA 150
  • VIOLA 150
  • VIOLIN 150
  • VOICE 150

*Private lesson availability is limited, and the School of Music, Theatre & Dance does not guarantee placement.  Priority is given to School of Music performance majors.  Additionally, private lessons on some instruments may not be available in a given term.  Please see the Application for Private Instruction page on the SMTD website for more details.

**Placement in Ensemble courses may require an audition.  Please see the Performance Opportunities page on the SMTD website for more details.

Constraints

AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor with one exception. AP Credit in THEORY may qualify, if approved by the LSA Music Advisor, for the introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY. In this instance, a minimum of 5 other courses, totaling 15 credits, must be elected for the minor.

Any course elected to fulfill the required introductory course in MUSICOL or THEORY cannot also be applied toward satisfying the Electives requirement.

With approval by the LSA Music Advisor, a maximum of two non-SMTD music courses may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements for the LSA Music Minor.*

*Music courses offered by non-SMTD units:

  • AAS / RCHUMS / WOMENSTD / HONORS 354: Race and Identity in Music
  • AAS 366: Music of Africa
  • AMCULT 209: History of American Popular Music
  • AMCULT / HISTORY / 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 / WOMENSTD 411: Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
  • COMM 455: Music and Mediated Identities
  • PSYCH 211: Project Outreach, section titled "mind, Music, and the Community"
  • PHYSICS 288: The 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 356: The Symphonic Century: Music and Revolution in the 19th Century
  • RCHUMS / ENS 406: Beginning Javanese Gamelan
  • RCHUMS / ENS 407: Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
  • SOC 255: The Sociology of Music

Other Department Policies

Additional music courses offered by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance are available and with approval by the LSA Music Advisor, may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements of the LSA Music Minor.  Enrollment in these courses may be restricted to SMTD students.  Interested students should contact the instructors of these courses for permission to enroll.

Additional SMTD music courses open on non-SMTD students:

  • ARTSADMN 406: Special Topics
  • ARTSADMN 410: Arts Entrepreneurship Forum
  • ARTSADMN 422: Writing About Your Art
  • ARTSADMN 423: Grants & Fundraising
  • ARTSADMN 426: Arts Fundraising
  • ARTSADMN 428: Arts Leadership
  • ARTSADMN 432: Recording Industry
  • ARTSADMN 477: Social Value Arts
  • JAZZ 450: Contemplative Practices Seminar
  • JAZZ 454.002: Special Topics
  • JAZZ 455: Creativity and Consciousness
  • MUSED 210: Special Topics
  • MUSICOL 343: Music and Islam
  • MUSPERF 200: Engaging Performance

Residency

Upon approval of the LSA Music 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.

Music Minor (Fall 2015 - Summer 2017)

Effective Fall 2015

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.

Advising

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

None.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

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! 
    • 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
    • PSYCH 211: Project Outreach, section titled "Mind, Music, and the Community"
    • 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

Constraints

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.

Residency

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.

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, 

    • AAS 354 / RCHUMS 354 / WOMENSTD 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AAS 366. Music of Africa [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 209. History of American Popular Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 226 / HISTORY 226 / LATINOAM 226. The Latin Tinge [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 228. American Musical Soundscapes [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 337. A Survey of American Blues Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 407. The History of American Folk Music: Culture, Politics, Music [Fall 2015,retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 409. American Roots Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 411 / WOMENSTD 411. Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music [Fall 2015,retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • AMCULT 436. Music of Asian Americans [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • COMM 445. Music and Mediated Identities [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • ENS 406 / RCHUMS 406. Beginning Javanese Gamelan [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • ENS 407 / RCHUMS 407. Javanese Gamelan Ensemble [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • HISTORY 226 / AMCULT 226 / LATINOAM 226. The Latin Tinge [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • HONORS 354 / RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / WOMENSTD 354. Race and Identity in Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • LATINOAM 226 / AMCULT 226 / HISTORY 226. The Latin Tinge [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • PHYSICS 288. Physics of Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • PSYCH 211. Project Outreach (Topic 37 Mind, Music, and the Community) [Winter 2016, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 249. Foundations of Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 250. Chamber Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 251. Topics in Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 252. Topics in Musical Expression [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 253. Choral Ensemble: Residential College Singers [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 256. Studying and Playing Southeast Asian Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 258. Afro-Cuban Drumming and Styles [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 259. Music Improvisation [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 350. Creative Musicianship [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 351. Creative Musicianship Lab [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 352. Found Instruments: Building, Design, and Performance [Fall 2015,retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / WOMENSTD 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 356. The Symphonic Century: Music and Revolution in the 19th Century [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 406 / ENS 406. Beginning Javanese Gamelan [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • RCHUMS 407 / ENS 407. Javanese Gamelan Ensemble [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • SOC 255. Sociology of Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • WOMENSTD 354 / RCHUMS 354 / AAS 354 / HONORS 354. Race and Identity in Music [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • WOMENSTD 411 / AMCULT 411. Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music [Fall 2015,retroactive to Fall 2012]
    • All other group music ensembles offered at the 300-level in the Residential College [Fall 2015, retroactive to Fall 2012]

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.