Designed for students wishing to combine their aptitude for music with a major in another area. Course numbers, titles, and credits are listed below. A total of 18 credits is required.
|MUSC 111A & 112A
||Written Theory I & Aural Skills I
|MUSC 115A, B||Conducting I||2|
|MUSC 120A, B||Fundamental Vocal Tech||2|
|MUSC 322, 323||History of Music I, II||3|
|MUSC varies||Applied Music||4|
|MUSC varies||Electives (2 electives should be in ensemble)||4|
To compliment an academic major or to provide student enrichment, the theatre minor offers students a variety of experiences as actors, set designers and technical crew, and broader contexts for theatre arts. A total of 18 credits is required.
|THEA 230A or B
|THEA 330A or B
|THEA 342A||Tragedy in Dramatic Lit
|THEA 342B||Comedy in Dramatic Lit
||Fundamentals of Directing
|THEA 403A or B
PLUS: choose two (2) form the following three courses below:
||Lighting and Sound Design
||Costuming and Make-Up||2|
The dance minor develops techniques and competencies in the body as an instrument of expression. The minor addresses the need to develop aesthetic principles for music and theatre majors, as well as students in other degree programs across the University. A total of 18 credits is required.
||Fundamentals of Dance/Movement||3|
||Body Awareness (must enroll in 141Lab)
||Body Awareness Lab
||Fundamentals of Improv/Choreography
|DANC 143A or B||Ensemble
* Some majors (e.g., psychology, early childhood, special ed) require course substitution of Body Awareness with Kinesiology, which has prerequisite of two science courses applied to liberal arts requirements.
** Students take 6 credits of dance technique. Course offerings include: ballet, jazz, modern dance, tap, stage combat, hip-hop, and special topics.
Students undecided about a major field of study or who do not meet admission standards of the desired major at the time of admission will be categorized as Undeclared.
Undeclared status may be given as a result of combined SAT math/reading score of less than 970 for an incoming Freshman wishing to major in music education, a grade point average of less than 3.0 for an incoming transfer student. Undeclared status is not a major, and students cannot receive a degree in this category. It is advisable for students to declare a major early in the university experience. First year students should declare a major by the completion of 32 credits or the end of first year. Transfer students should declare a major by the completion of 16 Marywood credits.