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Music, Minor

Requirements

A Minor in Music offers introductory studies in musicianship and performance, including theory, aural skills, private instruction, and ensemble participation.

Total Program Credits: 18

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
  2. Pass performance audition and interview with music faculty.
  3. Complete music theory diagnostic exam.
Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
Complete the following: 
  MUSC 1110   Music Theory I                                                                                                   3
  MUSC 1130   Aural Skills I 1
Complete 4 credits from the following: 4
  MUSC 145R Private Lessons I (1)  
  MUSC 245R Private Lessons II (1)  
  MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors (1)  
  Six additional credit hours of music courses 6
Complete 4 credits from the following: 4
  MUSC 124R UVU Concert Choir (1)
  MUSC 125R University Band (1)
  MUSC 306R Advanced Keyboard Skills (1)
  MUSC 320R  Masterworks Chorale (1)
  MUSC 322R  Chamber Choir (1)
  MUSC 327R  Men's Choir (1)
  MUSC 328R  Women's Choir (1)
  MUSC 330R  Wind Symphony (1)
  MUSC 331R  Percussion Ensemble (1)
  MUSC 332R  Jazz Orchestra (1)
  MUSC 333R  Small Jazz and Commercial Ensembles (1)  
  MUSC 334R  Pep Band (1)  
  MUSC 370R  Symphony Orchestra (1)
  MUSC 372R Chamber Orchestra (1)
  MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles (1)
  MUSC 423R Opera Workshop (1)

Graduation Requirements:

  1. All MUSC courses require a C grade or higher.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 1110 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 1130 Aural Skills I 1
MUSC 145R or MUSC 245R or MUSC 250R Private Lessons  1
Group Instruction*  1
  Semester total: 6
Notes: *Group Instruction: MUSC 306R Advanced Keyboard Skills, MUSC 320R Masterworks Chorale, MUSC 322R Chamber Choir, MUSC 327R Men's Choir, MUSC 328R Women's Choir, MUSC 330R Wind Symphony, MUSC 332R Jazz Orchestra, MUSC 333R Small Jazz/Commercial, MUSC 334R Pep Band, MUSC 370R Symphony Orchestra, MUSC 372R Chamber Orchestra, MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles, MUSC 423R Opera Workshop
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 145R or MUSC 245R or MUSC 250R Private Lessons  1
Group Instruction*  1
Music Elective   3
  Semester total: 5
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 145R or MUSC 245R or MUSC 250R Private Lessons  1
Group Instruction* 1
Music Elective   3
  Semester total: 5
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 145R or MUSC 245R or MUSC 250R Private Lessons  1
Group Instruction* 1
  Semester total: 2
  Degree total: 18

Department

Music

The Music department is in the School of the Arts. To find the most up-to-date information from the Music department, visit their website.

Music department