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Minor in Music
(21 hours*)


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  1. The School of Music requires a minimum of 10 hours of music credit to be taken in residence at BYU's Provo campus for this minor program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.
  2. Complete the following:
  3. Complete two of the following history courses:
      MUSIC 202 : Civilization: Music 2. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 202 : Civilization: Music 2. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter Contact Department; Spring Contact Department; Summer Contact Department
      PREREQUISITE: Ability to read musical notation.
      DESCRIPTION: History of civilization from the eighteenth century through the present day, primarily from perspective of musical literature and the arts; exploring fundamental questions in human experience, examining formative events in history; understanding value of important texts.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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      : Honors Civilization: Music 2.
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      MUSIC 203 : World Music Cultures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 203 : World Music Cultures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: Non-music major status.
      DESCRIPTION: Traditional music of selected cultures of Asia, Oceania, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, including both folk and art music traditions.
      NOTE: For non-music majors. This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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      MUSIC 204 : Introduction to Jazz. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 204 : Introduction to Jazz. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Non-music major status.
      DESCRIPTION: Fostering an understanding and appreciation of jazz music within the context of American history and culture.
      NOTE: For non-music majors.

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  4. Complete the following conducting course:
  5. Complete four hours of the following:
      MUSIC 160R : Performance Study. (.5-1:.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 160R : Performance Study. (.5-1:.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Nonmusic major status. Audition may be required.
      DESCRIPTION: Private or semiprivate instruction. One to two hours of daily practice.
      NOTE: Fee.

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      : Trumpet.
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      : Horn.
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      : Trombone.
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      : Tuba.
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      : Harpsichord.
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      : Organ.
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      : Percussion.
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      : Piano.
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      : Violin.
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      : Viola.
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      : Cello.
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      : String Bass.
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      : Harp.
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      : Flute.
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      : Oboe.
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      : Clarinet.
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      : Bassoon.
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      : Saxophone.
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      : Euphonium.
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      : Woodwinds.
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      : Brass and Percussion.
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      : Strings.
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      : Guitar.
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      : Synthesizer.
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      : Carillon.
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      : Songwriting.
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      : Contemporary Voice.
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      : Classical Voice.
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  6. Complete four hours of performance ensemble (Music 311R-348R, 441R).

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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