The Musical Arts Minor provides varied studies of music within a strong liberal arts curriculum. Students will nurture their creativity and build artistic foundations through the study of theory, composition, history, literature, and performances.
The music program also welcomes all majors to participate in the program's performing ensembles, to study an instrument or voice in group or private study, to learn and study music through the Core program.
Program Learning Outcomes
Music minors will demonstrate:
- Fundamental proficiency in music theory, aural skills and formal structure of diverse styles.
- Understanding of general music history and familiarity in different musical styles, genres and performance practices in celebration of diverse and distinctive cultures.
- Functional performance skills that exhibit appropriate technical proficiency and effective artistic expression in students’ chosen performance mediums.
- Ability to engage in cooperative and inclusive learning, and creative expression through ensemble studies and performances
The Musical Arts Minor complements all majors with educational emphasis in creativity and artistic expression, and the graduates have gone on to careers in medicine, science, business, arts management, advertising, and teaching, among others.
Additional Admissions and Aid Information
Music Minor Scholarship
Music Minor Scholarships of $2,000/year, $8,000/total are available to selected students who are pursuing Music Minors.
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Limited number of Ensemble Scholarships of $700/semester are available to students who take two ensembles in the same semester.
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