Applied Music Minor

Applied Music Minor

Total Curriculum Requirements (21 Hours)

Course Requirements

  • Admission to the applied track is dependent on a successful audition. Elective applied study is dependent upon studio space. Students are encouraged to study for four consecutive semesters.

  • Students are required to participate in any ensemble involving their primary instrument concurrent with each semester of applied music study. Four semesters is the minimum requirement for the applied minor. Students will take two semesters of ensembles at the 100-level and two semesters of ensembles at the 300-level. Students must register for a major ensemble when taking 2 credit hour lessons. Major ensembles include Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, University Orchestra, Concert Choir, Treble Chorus, and Tenor/Bass Chorus.

  • Electives may be chosen from any 300-, 400-, or 500-level MUS course in consultation with the Music minor advisor. Students may also take 300-level applied study once the 200-level proficiency has been passed. Elective applied study is dependent upon studio space. Students must meet course prerequisites or have permission of the instructor if there is a prerequisite.

additional information

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.



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