Minors in Music

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The School of Music and Dance offers minors in music, music technology, and audio production. Students wishing to pursue a music minor may submit an application to the School of Music and Dance at any time during their undergraduate studies. No audition is required. 

Music Minor Programs

The School of Music and Dance offers minors in music, music technology, and audio production. Students wishing to pursue a music minor may submit an application to the School of Music and Dance at any time during their undergraduate studies. No audition is required.  

Minor in Audio Production

The minor in audio production requires a minimum of 24 credits, 12 of which must be upper-division. A minimum of 14 credits must be taken in residence. Courses applied to the minor must be graded C– or better or P (pass).

Required Courses13
Popular Songwriting
Digital Audio Workstation Tech I
Audio Recording Techniques I,II
Elective Courses11
Hip-Hop Music: History, Culture, Aesthetics
The Beatles and Their Times
Film: Drama, Photography, Music
Digital Audio and Sound Design
History of Electroacoustic Music
Digital Audio Workstation Tech II
Physics of Sound and Music

Music Minor Programs

The School of Music and Dance offers minors in music, music technology, and audio production. Students wishing to pursue a music minor may submit an application to the School of Music and Dance at any time during their undergraduate studies. No audition is required.  

Minor in Music

The minor in music requires a minimum of 26 credits, 15 of which must be upper division. A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in residence. Courses must be taken for a grade if the graded option is offered. Courses applied to the minor must be graded C– or better or P (pass). No specific courses or categories are required.  The minor in Music may not be taken concurrently with any other music degree program. Credits for the minor may be earned by taking any of the following pre-approved courses. For additional information, please visit the website or contact the music undergraduate office (ugradmus@uoregon.edu).

List of Courses by Subject

Electronic or Computer Music Applications
MUS 227Elements of Electronic Music4
MUS 446Music Engraving2
MUS 447Digital Audio and Sound Design4
MUS 448Interactive Media Performance3
MUS 450Sensor Music3
MUS 470History of Electroacoustic Music3
MUS 471Musical Performance Networks3
MUS 476–478Digital Audio Workstation Tech I-III9
MUS 480–482Audio Recording Techniques I-III9
MUS 483Audio Effects Theory and Design4
Jazz and Popular Music
MUJ 350History of Jazz, 1900–19504
MUJ 351History of Jazz, 1940 to Present4
MUS 250Popular Musics in Global Context4
MUS 264US Popular Music 1930 to 19654
MUS 265US Popular Music 1965 to 20004
MUS 270History of the Blues4
MUS 281Music of the Woodstock Generation4
MUS 345MMusic, Politics, and Race4
MUS 346Music, Money, and the Law4
MUS 349American Ethnic and Protest Music3
MUS 360Hip-Hop Music: History, Culture, Aesthetics4
MUS 363The Beatles and Their Times4
MUS 380Film: Drama, Photography, Music4
MUS 382American Musical Theater4
Performance and Ensemble 1
MUJ 390Jazz Laboratory Band III1
MUJ 391Jazz Laboratory Band II1
MUJ 392Oregon Jazz Ensemble1-2
MUJ 395Small Jazz Ensemble: [Topic]1-2
MUS 391Collegium Musicum1-3
MUS 393Oregon Electronic Device Orchestra2
MUS 394Chamber Ensemble: [Topic]1
MUS 395Band: [Topic]1-2
MUS 396Orchestra: [Topic]2
MUS 397Chorus: [Topic]2
MUS 398Opera Workshop2
MUS 490Balinese Gamelan2
MUP courses
Science of Music
PHYS 152Physics of Sound and Music4
PSY 348Music and the Brain4
Theory
MUS 125Understanding Music4
MUS 131–133Music Theory I-III 26
MUS 134–136Aural Skills I-III 26
MUS 137–139Keyboard Skills I-III 23
MUS 141Popular Piano and Musicianship I4
MUS 142Popular Piano and Musicianship II4
MUS 151Popular Songwriting4
Western Art Music
HUM 300Themes in the Humanities4
MUS 267–269Survey of Music History12
MUS 351The Music of Bach and Handel4
World Music
MUS 358Music in World Cultures4
MUS 359Music of the Americas4
MUS 365Regional Ethnomusicology: [Topic]4
MUS 367Survey of African Music4
MUS 451Introduction to Ethnomusicology4
MUS 452Musical Instruments of the World4
MUS 462Popular Musics in the African Diaspora4

Other music courses may be approved by petition to the undergraduate committee.

Music Minor Programs

The School of Music and Dance offers minors in music, music technology, and audio production. Students wishing to pursue a music minor may submit an application to the School of Music and Dance at any time during their undergraduate studies. No audition is required.  

Minor in Music Technology

The minor in music technology requires a minimum of 24 credits, 12 of which must be upper-division. A minimum of 14 credits must be taken in residence. Courses must be taken for a grade if the graded option is offered. Courses applied to the minor must be graded C– or better or P (pass).

Required Courses14
MUS 227Elements of Electronic Music4
MUS 447Digital Audio and Sound Design4
MUS 448Interactive Media Performance3
MUS 476Digital Audio Workstation Tech I3
Elective Courses
Select a minimum of 10 elective credits from the following courses:
MUS 265Rock History, 1965 to Present4
MUS 360Hip-Hop Music: History, Culture, Aesthetics4
MUS 380Film: Drama, Photography, Music4
MUS 450SensorMusik3
MUS 470History of Electroacoustic Music3
MUS 471Musical Performance Networks3
MUS 477Digital Audio Workstation Tech II3
MUS 480Audio Recording Techniques I3
MUS 481Audio Recording Techniques II3

Other music courses may be approved by petition to the undergraduate committee.