Loyola University Chicago

Music

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Minor in Music

student playing flute

A total of 21 credit hours are required for the minor in Music.

*Note: choose one

Foundation Courses (8)
Course Number Title Credits
MUSC 144 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 145 Musicianship Lab I 1
MUSC 244 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 245 Musicianship Lab II 1
MUSC 144 (Music Theory I) and MUSC 145 (Musicianship Lab I), as well as MUSC 244 (Music Theory II) and MUSC 245 (Musicianship Lab II) must be taken concurrently. Students receiving a 3 on the AP Music Theory Exam are exempt from MUSC 144; students receiving a 4 are exempt from 144 and 145. Students receiving a 5 are exempt from MUSC 144, 145, 244, and 245.
History/Literature Courses (3)
Course Number Title Credits
MUSC 252 Music History I: Development of Western Music 3
MUSC 353 Music History II: Golden Age of Western Music 3
MUSC 354 Music History III: Global Western Music 3
MUSC 256 Jazz Music History  3
Applied Courses (3)
Course Number Title Credits
MUSC 280A-Z Applied Music (Various Instruments) 1
MUSC 380A-Z Applied Music (Various Instruments) 1
Ensembles (4)
Course Number Title Credits
MUSC 105 Symphony Orchestra 1
MUSC 106 Guitar Ensemble 1
MUSC 107 Chorus 1
MUSC 108 Liturgical Choir 1
MUSC 109 Jazz Band 1
MUSC 110 Wind Ensemble 1
MUSC 111 Percussion Ensemble 1
MUSC 207 Chamber Choir 1
MUSC 289 Chamber Ensemble 1
MUSC 290 Jazz Combo 1
Electives (3)
  Any music course 200 level or above, plus MUSC 122 and 185. 3