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    The American University in Cairo
  Jan 22, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Music Minor

In order to complete the minor in music, a student will:

  • Learn to read music, and acquire fundamental listening and sight-reading skills.
  • Learn the basic principles of music theory, either Western or Arab.
  • Study representative great works of music literature and composers who produced them, either Western or Arab.
  • Make substantial progress in learning to sing or play an instrument; more advanced students may also present part of a solo recital, with the permission of their teacher.
  • Sing in a choir, and/ or play in an instrumental ensemble.

This will require that the student complete 17 credit hours of instruction, normally including the following:

Theory and literature (10 cr.)

Performance (4 cr.)

 MUSC 1800-1801  Applied Private Instruction (1 cr. each = 2 cr.)