Music Literature Minor - MUSL

This minor has been designed to meet the needs of students who are serious about the study of music, and who wish to pursue an organized pattern of study without having to commit themselves to the larger number of credits required in the liberal arts music major. Interested students should contact the Chairperson of the Music Department, 115 Fine Arts, 607.436.3415.

Core Courses 6 s.h.

  • MUSC 249 Music Theory I
  • MUSC 250 Music Theory II

Selections 6 s.h.

  • MUSC 170 Applied Music (Studio Lessons) (permission of instructor)
  • MUSC 270 Advanced Applied Music (Audition & permission of instructor)
  • MUSC 280 Music Ensemble (Audition & permission of instructor)
  • Music history and literature (chosen by advisement) 12 s.h.

TOTAL 24 s.h.


1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with the department of the minor