May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Minor

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The Music Minor is for students who desire to strengthen their knowledge and skills in this field while majoring in another academic area. This minor is available to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Andrews University.

Admission to the Music Minor requires an audition. The Department of Music accepts applications for the Music Minor for Spring or Fall semester entrance.

Ensemble - 4

  • Four semesters of enrollment in a large ensemble corresponding to area of emphasis. Keyboard focus (piano or organ): Must take 1 credit of MUPF 405 - Keyboard Accompaniment and 1 credit of MUPF 410 - Collaborative Piano as part of their 4 credits of ensemble. Remaining 2 credits must be fulfilled in one of the large ensembles.

Performance - 4

Additional Requirements

  • MUPF 489 - Recital Attendance Credits: 0 (four semesters)
  • Piano Proficiency - Music minor requirement fulfilled by passing the piano proficiency examination or enrolling in two semesters of the piano proficiency class

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will:

  • Exhibit effective technical and artistic skills in music performance of repertoire from a range of stylistic periods.
  • Learn and apply techniques and tools related to their area of expertise, as appropriate to their degree track.
  • Demonstrate basic proficiency in the theoretical foundations of Western music through aural skills, analysis, composition, and improvisation.
  • Apprentice in a spirit of artistic community.

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