Vocal Studies, Minor

Program Code: VOCST_UMNR

Program Description

The vocal studies minor focuses on the study of the human voice from the perspectives of performance, pedagogy, history, and acoustical science. Students will study the human voice from several different perspectives through courses in applied voice, vocal pedagogy, music history and/or theory, and acoustics. They will also explore the art of vocal performance through participation in choral ensembles and/or musical productions.

Program Requirements

Requirement Credits
Requirements for the Minor 20

Requirements for the Minor

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor, as specified by Senate Policy 59-10. In addition, at least six credits of the minor must be unique from the prescribed courses required by a student's major(s).

Prescribed Courses
Prescribed Courses: Require a grade of C or better
MUSIC 215The Craft of Singing Keystone/General Education Course3
MUSIC 104Chamber Singers Keystone/General Education Course2
VOICE 100Voice: Secondary Keystone/General Education Course2
VOICE 110Voice: Secondary Keystone/General Education Course4
Additional Courses
Additional Courses: Require a grade of C or better
Select 3 credits from the following:3
The Science of Music Keystone/General Education Course
Film Music Keystone/General Education Course
An Introduction to Western Music Keystone/General Education Course
Evolution of Jazz Keystone/General Education Course
Rudiments of Music Keystone/General Education Course
Introduction to World Musics Keystone/General Education Course
Supporting Courses and Related Areas
Supporting Courses and Related Areas: Require a grade of C or better
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Advanced Audio Production
Research Projects
Adv Chamber Singer
Song Writing and Recording
Special Topics