Music - Minor
School of Music
E101 Center for the Performing Arts
The Music minor provides a basic understanding of music literature, theory and performance. Prospective students take a theory placement test and audition in piano, voice or on a traditional orchestral/band instrument before beginning their studies.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Stark Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
|Minor Requirements (courses count in major GPA) (min C grade required in all courses)|
|MUS 11121||THEORY I||4|
|MUS 11122||THEORY II||4|
|MUS 22111||THE UNDERSTANDING OF MUSIC (KFA) (music major section)||3|
|Applied Music 36000-level courses (2 semesters)||4|
|Music Major Ensemble Electives (2 semesters) 1||2|
|Music (MUS) Electives (number of elective credit hours depends on meeting minimum 21 total credit hours) 2||0-2|
|Choose from the following:||2-4|
|SINGER'S DICTION I|
|SINGER'S DICTION II|
|MUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON (DIVG) (KFA)|
|MUSIC HISTORY I|
|MUSIC HISTORY II (WIC)|
|AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES|
|HISTORY OF JAZZ (DIVD)|
|ROOTS OF ROCK|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||21|
Music electives may include additional applied music, major or chamber ensembles or any other music courses for which the students have fulfilled the prerequisite.
- A transfer student pursuing the music minor must take a minimum of 11 credit hours in music courses at Kent State University including one semester of applied music and one semester of a major ensemble.
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- A minimum C grade is required in all courses.