Organ Performance Studies, Minor

Specific Program Requirements

Course Title Credits
Required Core Courses
MUS 277Applied Organ, Major (four semesters: 2-2-2-2)8
MUS 169Applied Voice, Non-Major (two semesters: 1-1)2
MUS 113Vocal Techniques and Diction 1
MUS 498Internship (three semesters: 1-1-1) 13
Ensemble Participation
MUS 204/404Collaborative Music Ensemble (four semesters: 1-1-1-1)4
Total Credits18

The music internships will provide opportunities for professional, firsthand experience of music making in traditional church music programs. Internship opportunities coordinated with local churches will include work with adult choirs (1 credit hour), handbell choirs (1 credit hour), as well as service organ playing (1 credit hour).

Music majors completing minors in Music Technology, Composition/Theory, Jazz Studies, or Organ Performance must complete a minimum of 18 hours beyond required courses of the BA-Music (General Emphasis) degree, to include required hours in the minor and any electives beyond major and minor degree requirements. These hours fulfill the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) graduation requirements that 18 hours must be taken in a minor or in courses outside the major discipline.