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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Music Minor

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Students who minor in music performance must take courses in either Western theory, literature and performance or Arab theory, literature and performance. In order to complete the minor in music, a student will:

  • Understand and sight-read music notation.
  • Acquire fundamental listening skills.
  • Learn the basic principles of music theory (either Western or Arab).
  • Study representative great works of music literature and the composers who produced them (either Western or Arab).
  • Make substantial progress in singing or playing an instrument; more advanced students may also present part of a solo recital, with the permission of their private teacher and the Music Program Director.
  • Perform by singing and/or playing an instrument in an ensemble.

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

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