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Minor in Commercial Music {19-20}

Minor in Commercial Music

Description
A program designed for focused study in the areas of performing, composing, and arranging music in commercial and jazz styles.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will develop performance skills specific to the commercial and jazz genres.
  • Students will develop composition and arranging/orchestration skills specific to the commercial and jazz genres.

Core Requirements ( 17 credits )

MUS 107A Music Theory I (3)
MUS 107B Aural Skills I (1)
MUS 287 Commercial/Jazz Theory (3)
MUS 387 Commercial/Jazz Improvisation (3)
MUS 372 Commercial/Jazz Arranging (3)
MUS 15* or 25* Private Lessons (4) *must repeat for 4 credits

Restricted Electives ( 5 credits )

Five (5) credits to be chosen from:

MUS 370 Composition (2)
MUS 373 The Art and Craft of Popular Songwriting (3)
MUS 328 Musical Ensembles (1) *can be repeated