Residential College and LSA music courses

Additional courses offered in music through the Residential College and LSA are eligible to count toward the LSA music major and minor.

With approval by the LSA Music Advisor, a maximum of two non-SMTD music courses may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements for the LSA Music Minor.

With approval by the LSA Music Advisor, a maximum of three non-SMTD courses may be used to satisfy appropriate requirements for the LSA Music Major.

The following courses are some common offerings in non-SMTD units. Other courses may be eligible with the approval by the LSA Music Advisor:

Courses eligible for Musicology requirements

  • AAS / RCHUMS / WOMENSTD / HONORS 354: Race and Identity in Music
  • AAS 366: Music of Africa
  • AMCULT 209: History of American Popular Music
  • AMCULT / HISTORY / LATINOAM 226: The Latin Tinge
  • AMCULT 228: American Musical Soundscapes
  • AMCULT 337: A Survey of American Blues Music
  • AMCULT 407: The History of American Folk Music: Culture, Politics, Music
  • AMCULT 409; American Roots Music
  • AMCULT / WOMENSTD 411: Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music
  • RCHUMS 356: The Symphonic Century: Music and Revolution in the 19th Century

Courses eligible for Theory requirements

  • RCHUMS 249: Foundations of Music

Courses eligible for Composition requirements

  • RCHUMS 350: Creative Musicianship
  • RCHUMS 351: Creative Musicianship Lab

Courses eligible for Performance requirements

  • RCHUMS 250: Chamber Music
  • RCHUMS 253: Choral Ensemble: Residential College Singers
  • RCHUMS 256: Studying and Playing Southeast Asian Music
  • RCHUMS 258: Afro-Cuban Drumming and Styles
  • RCHUMS 259: Music Improvisation
  • RCHUMS / ENS 406: Beginning Javanese Gamelan
  • RCHUMS 352: Found Instruments: Building, Design, and Performance
  • RCHUMS / ENS 407: Javanese Gamelan Ensemble

Other non-SMTD music courses

  • COMM 455: Music and Mediated Identities
  • PSYCH 211: Project Outreach, section titled “mind, Music, and the Community”
  • PHYSICS 288: The Physics of Music
  • RCHUMS 251: Topics in Music
  • RCHUMS 252: Topics in Musical Expression
  • SOC 255: The Sociology of Music