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Please feel free to contact the Music Department with any questions you might have about our degree programs and courses. We would be happy to answer your questions as well as give you a tour of our facility.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Greg Balfany
Chair, Department of Music
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 785-8409

Music Minor Requirements

To be declared a Music minor you must enroll in the following:

SEMESTER I
Music 235 Music Theory I
Music 237 Aural Skills I
Ensemble Enrollment (Band, Orch, Choir, Jazz Band)
Applied Music Lessons (MUS241, 243, or 245)

SEMESTER II
Music 236 Music Theory II
Music 238 Aural Skills II
Ensemble Enrollment (Band, Orch, Choir, Jazz Band)
Applied Music lessons (MUS241, 243, or 245)
Any Music History Course:

Music 201 Musical Cultures (Music History I)
Music 202 (Music History II)
Music 301 (Music History III)
Music 302 (Music History IV)

SEMESTER III
Any Music History Course
Ensemble Enrollment (Band, Orch, Choir, Jazz Band)
Applied Music lessons (MUS241, 243, or 245)

SEMESTER IV
Any Music History
Ensemble Enrollment (Band, Orch, Choir, Jazz Band)
Applied Music lessons (MUS241, 243, or 245)

In Addition:
Four credits of music electives must be completed at any time.
Complete remaining Music History course

NOTES:
Music Minors may enroll in a single applied area upon acceptance up to four times without fee.
Additional semesters and/or areas require a fee.

Enrollment in applied music requires simultaneous enrollment in a core theory or history course as stated below or a fee may be assessed for the Applied Lessons. Theory and Aural Skills must be taken concurrently.