Admission into the Minor
All students must pass an audition in order to declare a minor in music. To schedule an audition, students must fill out a separate application to the School of Music, which is available online at music.ua.edu/undergraduates/auditions.
Auditions typically take place between January and March prior to fall enrollment. Upon successful audition, students are expected to declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.
|MUS 115||Theory I||4|
|MUS 117||Theory II||4|
|MUS 121 or||Introduction To Listening||3|
|MUS 250||Music In World Cultures|
|MUA 010||Music Convocation (four semesters)||0|
|Credit Hours Subtotal:||11|
|Select four hours of MUA applied 100 level (four semesters) 1||4|
|Select four hours of MUA ensembles (four semesters) 2||4|
|Select six hours of upper division (300 or 400 level) MUS electives||6|
|Credit Hours Subtotal:||14|
Students must earn a minimum of four hours and four semesters in a single instrument or voice.
Students must complete fur semesters of ensembles.
Grade Point Average
A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.
A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.
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 adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.
Single Instrument or Voice Courses
Students must earn a minimum of four hours and four semesters in a single instrument or voice chosen from:
|MUA 129||Guitar (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 131||Piano (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 132||Organ (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 133||Harpsichord (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 134||Voice (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 135||Violin (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 136||Viola (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 137||Cello (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 138||String Bass (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 139||Flute (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 140||Oboe (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 141||Bassoon (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 142||Clarinet (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 143||Saxophone (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 144||Trumpet (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 145||French Horn (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 146||Trombone (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 147||Euphonium (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 148||Tuba (Non-Majors)||1|
|MUA 149||Percussion (Non-Majors)||1|
Four semesters of ensembles should be chosen from the following courses:
|MUA 150||Symphony Orchestra||1|
|MUA 250||Symphony Orchestra||1|
|MUA 152||Wind Ensemble||1|
|MUA 252||Wind Ensemble||1|
|MUA 154||Symphonic Band||1|
|MUA 254||Symphonic Band||1|
|MUA 156||Percussion Ensemble||1|
|MUA 256||Percussion Ensemble||1|
|MUA 158||Contemp Music Ensemble||1|
|MUA 258||Contemporary Ensemble||1|
|MUA 159||Jazz Ensembles||1|
|MUA 259||Jazz Ensemble||1|
|MUA 162||University Chorus||1|
|MUA 262||University Chorus||1|
|MUA 163||University Singers||1|
|MUA 263||University Singers||1|