Admission into the minor. Students are expected to declare a minor formally. With the assistance of an advisor in the minor department, students should complete the “Declaration of Minor” form before or during the third year of full-time enrollment.
Grade point average. A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required for completion of the degree. The minor GPA is calculated based on all courses applicable to the minor that the student has attempted at UA.
Minor courses. The minor in music requires the successful completion of the following 25 semester hours:
|MUS 121 or MUS 250||3|
|MUA 010 (four semesters)||0|
|MUA applied 100 level (four semesters)¹||4|
|MUA ensembles (four semesters)2||4|
|MUS 315, MUS 316, MUS 340, MUS 351, MUS 492, or MUS 494||6|
|¹Students must earn a minimum of 4 hours and four semesters in a single instrument or voice chosen from: MUA 170, MUA 171, MUA 172, MUA 174, MUA 175, MUA 176, MUA 177, MUA 178, MUA 179, MUA 180, MUA 181, MUA 182, MUA 183, MUA 184, MUA 185, MUA 186, MUA 187, MUA 188, or MUA 189.|
|²Four semesters of ensembles should be chosen from MUA 150:350, MUA 152:352, MUA 153:353, MUA 154:354, MUA 156:356, MUA 158:358, MUA 159:359, MUA 160:360, MUA 161:361, MUA 162:362, MUA 163:363, MUA 165:365, MUA 167:367, MUA 168:368, or MUA 169:369.|
Upper-level residency. A minimum of 6 hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.
Ancillary courses. This minor does not require ancillary courses.
Additional minor requirements. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, college, major, and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an advisor in the major department for academic planning and to be cleared for registration each semester. College advisors are also available for additional assistance with minor, college, and University requirements.