Music Minor

The minor will consist of 16 semester hours in music. Remedial classes will not apply toward the minor.

All students interested in pursuing a Music minor must audition successfully. For audition requirements and to schedule an audition (normally to occur after a student begins studies at the University), please contact Janet Adams at the number below.

Music Minor Program of Study

For Assistance:

Janet Adams, Student Records and Recruitment
Hayes School of Music
Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina 28608

Course requirements:

  • MUS 1000 Elements of Music Theory 3 s.h.
  • or
  • MUS 1001 Music Theory 2 s.h.
  • MUS 1007 Aural Skills 2 s.h.
  • Applied Music (minimum of) 4 s.h. (Attainment of Level I)
  • Ensembles 4 s.h. (1 hr. per ensemble)
  • Electives in Music 4-5 s.h. (As approved by the Dean)
  • MUS 1500 Performance Seminar minimum of 2 semesters

Recommended to satisfy General Education humanities requirement:

  • MUS 2011 Analyzing Form and Style 3 s.h.
  • MUS 2014 Jazz Music in American Society 3 s.h.
  • MUS 2015 History of Rock Music 3 s.h.
  • MUS 2016 Appalachian Music 3 s.h.
  • MUS 2018 Intro to World Music 3 s.h.