Division of Performing and Visual Arts

This academic program is housed in the Division of Performing and Visual Arts in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The music minor introduces students to theoretical and historical perspectives on the art of music, while allowing them to gain hands-on performance experience through applied lessons, musical ensembles, and voice classes. The academic understanding and practical skills acquired through the music minor are a professional asset for those pursuing careers in fields including education, theatre, speech-language pathology, speech communication, and therapy. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the music major.

Music Minor Requirements (18 credits)

Students must complete 18 credits from the following courses, 6 credits of which must be at the 3000/4000 level.

Core Courses (9 credits)
MUSC 1200 Piano I (3 credits)
MUSC 1800 Music Theory I (3 credits)
MUSC 3200 Musicology I (3 credits) OR MUSC 3250 Musicology II (3 credits)

Minor Electives (9 credits)
Select 9 credits from the following courses:
ARTS 1500 Music Through History (3 credits)
Any MUSC courses

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.