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    Jul 23, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Minor

CIP Code: 50.0901

All students who wish to minor in music are required to take the following courses which constitute the Music Minor Core:

Required Music Theory (MUTH) Courses

Total: 11 Hours


†Students who pass the theory placement test are not required to take this course, the hours do not count as a part of the minor.

Music History and Literature (MUHL) Courses

Take two courses totaling 6 hours to complete 6-hour upper division requirement or two courses totaling 5 hours plus at least 1 upper division hour from the Upper Division Options below.

Total: 5-6 Hours


  1. Take a fifth Large Ensemble for upper division credit (must all be in the same ensemble)
  2. Take a fifth Applied Lesson (Sophomore Proficiency required to receive upper division credit)
  3. Take an upper division music course

Required Performance Areas

Students are required to take 4 semesters of Recital Attendance, 4 semesters of Applied Music Primary Lessons, and 4 hours of Large Ensemble.

  • Semester Hours: Zero  (4 semesters)
  • MUA_ 111 - Applied Music Primary Semester Hours: Four
  • MU_L - Large Ensemble: Choral or Instrumental Semester Hours: Four (first two semesters must be the same large ensemble)


  • At least three hours of minor must be earned at Missouri Baptist University.
  • A grade of D is not acceptable in courses taken to fulfill the requirements for a minor.
  • If a substitution has been made, attach a copy of the signed approval and indicate the course number and title following the catalog requirement. Please include the date of the substitution. 

Total: 24 Hours