Fine Arts

Music

Degree Options

Students may pursue the following:

  • Minor in Music (18 credit hours in Music courses)
  • Interdisciplinary Major with a concentration in Music (36 credit hours in Music courses)


Music courses can also be applied to the following:

  • Interdisciplinary Minor with a concentration in Fine Arts (18 credit hours in any Fine Arts courses)
  • Interdisciplinary Major with a concentration in Fine Arts (36 credit hours in any Fine Arts courses)
  • Interdisciplinary Honours
  • Degrees outside the Fine Arts Department

Music Courses


Music courses may include:

  • FNAR 1511 Ensemble Practice I/II
  • FNAR 1303 The Guitar in Western Music
  • FNAR 1203 Introduction to Choral Singing
  • FNAR 1121 Guitar Performance II
  • FNAR 1021 Guitar Performance I
  • FNAR 1023 Introduction to Music Theory and Performance
  • FNAR 1031 Ear Training & Sight Singing I
  • FNAR 1041 Ear Training & Sight Singing II
  • FNAR 1051 STU Singers I
  • FNAR 2051 STU Singers II
  • FNAR 1073 Exploring Musics of the World
  • FNAR 2053 Tonal Music: Harmony and Counterpoint I
  • FNAR 2063 Tonal Music: Harmony and Counterpoint II
  • FNAR 2073 Pop Ballad (1970-2000): Songwriting And Arranging
  • FNAR 2083 Ancient Musics in the Modern World
  • FNAR 2101 Piano Class II
  • FNAR 2013 Understanding Music
  • FNAR 2021 Guitar Performance III
  • FNAR 2023 Music and Drama
  • FNAR 2001 Piano Class I
  • FNAR 2121 Guitar Performance IV
  • FNAR 2213 Music of the Church
  • FNAR 2333 History of Jazz
  • FNAR 2511 Ensemble Practice III/IV
  • FNAR 2813 Chamber Music I
  • FNAR 2823 Chamber Music II
  • FNAR 3013 Music and Meaning
  • FNAR 3021 Guitar Performance V
  • FNAR 3051 STU Singers III
  • FNAR 3053 Analysis and Composition I
  • FNAR 3063 Analysis and Composition II
  • FNAR 3063 Analysis and Composition II
  • FNAR 3073 20th C. Composition Seminar I (1900 - 1950)
  • FNAR 3083 20th C. Composition Seminar II (1900 - 1950)
  • FNAR 3101 Piano Class IV
  • FNAR 3121 Guitar Performance VI
  • FNAR 3201 Choral Conducting I
  • FNAR 3211 Choral Conducting II
  • FNAR 3511 Ensemble Practice V/VI
  • FNAR 3613 Music in Film and TV
  • FNAR 3713 Applied Music Pedagogy
  • FNAR 3813 Chamber Music III
  • FNAR 4001 Piano Class V
  • FNAR 3823 Chamber Music IV
  • FNAR 4013 Music History Research Seminar: Brahms
  • FNAR 4021 Guitar Performance VII
  • FNAR 4051 STU Singers IV
  • FNAR 4101 Piano Class VI
  • FNAR 4121 Guitar Performance VIII
  • FNAR 4511 Ensemble Practice VII/VIII
  • FNAR 4813 Chamber Music V
  • FNAR 4823 Chamber Music VI
  • FNAR 1101 Independent Study: Piano Private Lessons II
  • FNAR 1201 Independent Study: Piano Private Piano Lessons III
  • FNAR 1301 Independent Study: Piano Private Lessons IV

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Minor in Music

To earn a Minor in Music, students must complete 18 credit hours of Music courses.

Required Courses (9 credits):

  • FNAR 1023 Music Theory and Performance (can be replaced by upper-level music course)
  • FNAR 2053 Tonal Music: Harmony and Counterpoint I
  • FNAR 2063 Tonal Music: Harmony and Counterpoint II

Choose 6 credit hours from the following:

  • FNAR 1013 Understanding Music
  • FNAR 1073 Exploring Musics of the World
  • FNAR 1303 The Guitar in Western Music
  • FNAR 2016 Music in Western Civilization
  • FNAR 2043 “Hot 100”: Songwriting and Arranging
  • FNAR 2073 Pop Ballad (1970-2000): Songwriting and Arranging
  • FNAR 2213 Music of the Church
  • FNAR 2333 History of Jazz
  • FNAR 3013 Music and Meaning
  • FNAR 3033 Chamber Music Appreciation
  • FNAR 3213 Music History I: Baroque Through Romanticism
  • FNAR 3613 Music in Film
  • FNAR 3713 Applied Music Pedagogy

Choose 3 credit hours from the following (note that FNAR 1021, 1031, 1041, 1001, 1101, 201, 1301, 2001, 2101, 1051, and 2051 only earn one credit per course):

  • FNAR 1021 through FNAR 4121 Guitar Performance I-VII
  • FNAR 1031 Ear Training and Sight-Singing I
  • FNAR 1041 Ear Training and Sight-Singing II
  • FNAR 1001 through FNAR 1301 Piano Private Lessons
  • FNAR 2001 through FNAR 4101 Piano Class I-VI Piano Class
  • FNAR 1051 through FNAR 4051 STU Singers I-IV
  • FNAR 2201 through 4201 Vocal Ensemble I-VI