College of Visual and Performing Arts

 

Music Minor

A minor in music is designed for students who wish to explore the field of music while majoring in another area. The student may customize the curriculum to realize their own musical and creative potential. Students can join in the music making, even if music is not their major, with a music minor program that includes 18 credit hours of music courses. This allows students flexibility to pursue their interests along with an 8 hour core of music classes. Students wishing to declare this minor must have a basic performance audition and interview with an appropriate music faculty member.

 

Jazz Minor

Our minor in jazz music allows you to explore the field of Jazz music while majoring in another area. The program allows you to customize your curriculum to realize your musical and creative potential and explore this truly American art form with classes in improvisation, pedagogy, jazz history and of course, applied jazz lessons and ensembles like big band and jazz combo. Students wishing to declare this minor will pass a basic playing audition with the director of jazz studies.