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The music minor is designed to give students the basic skills to understand and appreciate music and participate in music performance.
Main Campus Fresno
Students who demonstrate sufficient background (by exam) may waive MUS 101 - Elements of Musicianship and proceed directly to MUS 110 MUS 110 - Music Theory and Aural Skills and MUS 110L - Music Theory and Aural Skills Lab . For students who require foundation studies in preparation for the theory course sequence, music faculty recommends MUS 131 - Piano Class or MUS 135 - Private Instruction in Piano , followed by MUS 101 - Elements of Musicianship .
Music history courses should be preceded by MUS 349 - Music Research and MUS 110L - Music Theory and Aural Skills Lab .
Four semesters of private instruction on the same instrument and successful completion of the Level 1 Exam.
Four semesters of participation in a performing ensemble. All ensemble participation units may be taken in any of these ensembles: