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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Music Minor

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Minor code ORMUSI

College of Fine Arts
School of Music
Glidden Hall 440
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4244
Fax: 740.593.4255

Christopher Hayes, contact person

Program Overview

The music minor is offered to students who wish to continue studying music while pursuing a different major.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

The student is to receive permission from the Associate Director of the School of Music and then final approval from the College of Fine Arts Dean’s Office.

Change of Program Policy

Permission must be received from the School of Music Associate Director’s Office.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements and requirements stated above.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

This program is a music minor and is not intended to develop professional musicians. However, in combination with various majors it could lead to employment in the music industry or an arts-related field.


Minor Hours Requirement

The music minor requires a minimum of 20 hours.

Music Theory

Complete the following courses. MUS 1010 and  1020 may be substituted providing you achieve a satisfactory score on the Freshman Music Theory Entrance Examination and have the approval of the head of the Music Theory Division.

Music History and Literature

Complete one of the following courses:

Music Literature Electives

Complete two of the following courses:


Complete two semesters of ensemble enrollment for 1 hour each semester from the following courses:

Music Electives

Complete additional hours in music to total 20 total hours for the minor (applied music is strongly encouraged, subject to studio availability).

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