Music in Culture Minor

The minor in Music in Culture is designed for students seeking to engage in the humanistic study of music via coursework that explores its performance and historical identity within broad social, political, and cultural contexts. Open to all majors. For Music majors, no more than 9 credit hours may count toward both the major and the minor. 

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Select two from the following6
Theory of Music I
Theory of Music II
Understanding Jazz, Its History and Context
Opera: Passport to the Liberal Arts
The Diverse Worlds of Music
Global Popular Music
Great Ideas in Western Music (Select one of the following)
Select four additional music history and culture courses at the 200 level or higher12
Brazilian Culture Through Music and Film
Tracking Sounds: A History of Film Music
History of Western Music
History of Western Music
And the Beat Goes On. . . The History of Rock and Roll
Introduction to African American Music
Enter the Diva: Women in Music
Writing About Small Screen Sounds
The Roots of Black Music: Blues, Gospel and Soul
The History and Development of Hip Hop Culture in America
You Say You Want a Revolution: Rock and Roll and the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s
Methodologies in Ethnomusicology
Special Topics in Music
Total Credit Hours18