World Music- Minor
School of Music
E101 Center for the Performing Arts
The World Music minor provides concentrated study of traditional and popular world music (style, performance, history, cultural associations and related arts). Students of any major can pursue this minor as part of their degree program.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Stark Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared 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 declared 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.
|MUS 22121||MUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON (DIVG) (KFA)||3|
|MUS 25312||WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE||1|
|MUS 42181||POPULAR WORLD MUSIC (DIVG)||3|
|Minor Electives, choose from the following:||6|
|THE UNDERSTANDING OF MUSIC (KFA)|
|SURVEY OF ROCK MUSIC HISTORY (DIVD)|
|WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE|
|World Music Electives, choose from the following:||6|
|ROOTS OF ROCK|
|AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES|
|FOLK MUSIC OF EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA|
|HISTORY OF JAZZ (DIVD)|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||19|
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- MUS 11110 , MUS 11111, MUS 16914 and MUS 16915 will not count as credit for graduation in this program.
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).