A performance-based minor in Music enables a student to broaden career opportunities or to pursue a vocational interest.

A successful audition is required prior to entrance into the Music minor program.

Effective Fall 2007

A successful audition is required for acceptance into this program.

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Code Title AUCC Credits
Lower Division
MU 100 Music Appreciation (GT-AH1) 3B 3
MU 111 Music Theory Fundamentals (GT-AH1) 1 3B 3
Select four semesters from the following: 4
Applied Music Instruction: Euphonium
Applied Music Instruction: French Horn
Applied Music Instruction: Trombone
Applied Music Instruction: Trumpet
Applied Music Instruction: Tuba
Applied Music Instruction: Harpsichord
Applied Music Instruction: Organ
Applied Music Instruction: Piano
Applied Music Instruction: Percussion
Applied Music Instruction: Guitar
Applied Music Instruction: Harp
Applied Music Instruction: String Bass
Applied Music Instruction: Viola
Applied Music Instruction: Violin
Applied Music Instruction: Violoncello
Applied Music Instruction: Voice
Applied Music Instruction: Bassoon
Applied Music Instruction: Clarinet
Applied Music Instruction: Flute
Applied Music Instruction: Oboe
Applied Music Instruction: Saxophone (Alto)
Upper Division
MU *** Music Ensembles (see list below) 8
MU *** Music Electives 4
Program Total Credits: 22

Ensemble Courses

MU 201Men's Chorus1
MU 202University Chorus1
MU 204Marching Band1
MU 205Concert Band1
MU 206Colorado State University Concert Orchestra1
MU 300Women's Chorus1
MU 302University Orchestra1
MU 304Symphonic Band1
MU 305Colorado State University Concert Choir1
MU 309Jazz Ensemble1
MU 310Jazz Combo1
MU 400Colorado State University Chamber Choir1
MU 401Opera Theater1-2
MU 402Theater/Chamber Orchestra1
MU 404Symphonic Wind Ensemble1
MU 407Accompanying1
MU 408Chamber Music1
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Students may opt to test out of MU 111 by successfully passing a waiver examination. In this case, three additional MU elective credits must be taken.