Students must achieve a 2.5 overall GPA in the minor.
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- Total Credits Required for Minor20
- Music Electives13
- Note: A student can have no more than five repeats of “failed” courses in the music minor.
Preapproved Elective Courses for Music Minor
Departmental approval is required to declare this minor. Upon approval, students may schedule the required classes above and choose from the pre-approved music electives below. After sufficient progress is made and elective requirements are met (see below), the student should meet with the department head for final approval of the minor. The department head will submit the approved plan to the Registrar.
Music minor electives should represent a variety of ensemble participation, performance lessons, and additional academic music classes. A minimum number of credits for each category is required as follows:
Performances Lessons – All courses 1 credit each. Minimum 2 credits. Courses may be repeated for credit.
MU131, 231 Performance - Brass
MU141, 241 Performance - Keyboard
MU151, 251 Performance - Percussion
MU161, 261 Performance - Strings
MU171, 271 Performance - Vocal
MU181, 281 Performance - Woodwind
Ensembles – All courses 0.5 credits each. Minimum 2 credits. Courses may be repeated for credit.
MU108 Arts Chorale
MU111 University Choir
MU112 Marquette Choral Society
MU114 Marching Band
MU116 University Orchestra
MU117 Jazz Band
MU118 Chamber Ensemble
MU120 Percussion Ensemble
Academic Courses – All courses listed below are 2 credits. Minimum 4 credits.
MU102 Aural Skills 1
MU105 Aural Skills 2
MU202 Aural Skills 3
MU210 Aural Skills 4
MU211 Orchestration and Arranging
MU104 Music Theory 2
MU201 Music Theory 3
MU204 Music Theory 4
MU106 Class Piano 2
MU140 Class Piano 3