Jazz and Popular Music Minor

 

Core Courses:

All students are required to take two from the following Core minor courses: 

Music  035, Introduction to Jazz (crosslists: AFRC077, FOLK075, WSTD 075)

Music  044, Introduction to Popular Music

English 081, African American Literature 


The remaining four courses should be selected from the list below: 

Music 050 – Intro to World Music and Cultures (crosslists: AFRC050,AFST050,FOLK 022)

English 054 - Sounding Poetry:  Music and Literature

Music 070 – Making Sense of Music

English 080 - Literatures of Jazz

Music 135 – Introduction to Musical Life in America

Music 150 – Thinking Globally about Music

Music 235 – Studies in African American Music (Crosslists: AFRC147, FOLK 106)

Music 257 – Caribbean Music and Diaspora (AFRC258, FOLK259, LALS 258)

Music 258 – Music of Latin America, Carribbean and Hispanics in the U.S. (crosslists: FOLK158, LALS158)

Music 275 - Electronic Music

Music 277 – Recording Music

Communications 123 – Communication and Popular Culture

English 274 – American Musical Theatre

Sociology 137 – Sociology of Media and Popular Cultutre (Crosslist: FOLK 137)

Theatre Arts 285 – Creating, Managing, and Presenting the Arts (Crosslist: MGMT 253)

One course unit of Instrumental performance courses (below) may count toward minor requirements. The course may be counted once toward ONE of the four  elective courses: 

Music 007 - Popular Music, World Music Ensemble,or Jazz Combo (.50 cu per semester)  
Music 010 - Applied Music in Jazz or Popular Music (.,50 cu per semester)  
Music 060 - Beginning Tabla  (1 c.u .)
Music 061 - Indian Musical Performance  (1 c.u.) 
Music 062 - Tabla II (1 c.u.)
Music 063 - Indian Musical Performance:  Intermediate (1 c.u.)

(ONLY ONE credit transferred from another institution may count toward minor requirements)