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Bower School of Music and the Arts

Music Minor

 
 
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General Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.
  • A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must verify that the minor is displayed on their Graduation Application.

Audition Requirement - To be accepted into the program, students must complete the Bower School of Music online application and audition for admittance.

Please see http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/BSM/auditions.html for information about auditions.

Specific Information

Complete each of the following:

  • Any MUN 1000-2999 Music Ensemble (1 cr x 2 semesters) (2)
  • Any MUN 3000-4999 Music Ensemble (1 cr x 3 semesters) (3)
  • MUT 1111 Music Theory I (3)
  • MUT 1241 Aural Skills I (1)
  • MVK 1111 Class Piano (1) *
  • MVx 1xxx Freshman Applied Music (1 cr x 2 semesters) (2)**
  • MVx 2xxx Sophomore Applied Music (1 cr x 2 semesters) (2) **
  • MVx 3xxx Junior Applied Music (1 cr x 1 semester) (1) **

Complete one of the following:

  • MUL 2010 Intro to Music Literature (3)
  • MUH 2512 World Music Cultures (3)

Complete three credits from the following:

  • Any upper level music course(s) for which the student has completed the prerequisites (MUX 3000-4999)

*Students may be exempt based on performance on the piano placement exam.

** Applied Music Study must occur in five separate semesters, including one at the upper level.  Students registered for applied music MVx 1xxx - MVx 4xxx must be registered concurrently for a large ensemble (MUN 1120, 1310, 2210, 3133, 3313, 3343, 4143 or 4213, as appropriate) each semester.

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 20-21 HRS

Transfer Notes

Transfer credits will ordinarily be accepted from regionally accredited institutions and evaluated for appropriate credit toward requirements in the student's degree program.