1. Undergraduate Minors
  2. Music

Music| Minor

Music Minor at Lake Erie College supports non-BFA music concentration majors by fortifying prior musical training. Students taking this minor are required to engage in core courses which promote critical thinking like music theory, history, and literature as well as applied and ensemble music performance courses designed to synthesize and integrate contemporary and traditional performance practices.

The minor lets students the flexibility to highlight areas of their utmost interest through interdisciplinary learning. Students will be able to express their creativity and enrich their personal and social experience while developing a stronger foundation of music fundamentals and performance practices.

Required Courses for the Music Minor

Students taking the Music Minor at Lake Erie College are required to complete 17 semester credits. The required classes are broken up as follows.

Music Minor Group 1 - Nine Semester Credits from the following

  • MU 140 Fundamentals of Music (3 Semester Hours)

  • MU 220 Intermediate Theory and Aural Communication (3 Semester Hours)

  • MU 304 History and Literature of Music I (3 Semester Hours)

  • MU 305 History and Literature of Music II (3 Semester Hours)

  • MU 306 History and Literature of Music III (3 Semester Hours)

Music Minor Group 2 - Three Semester Credits from the following

  • MU 105 Private Instruction in Piano (1 Semester Hour)

  • MU 106 Private Instruction in Voice (1 Semester Hour)

  • MU 110 Private Instruction in Other Instruments (1 Semester Hour)

Music Minor Group 3 - Two Semester Credits from the following

  • MU 108 Choir (1 Semester Hour)

  • MU 210 Musical Theater/Opera Workshop (1 Semester Hour)

  • MU 211 Wind Ensemble (1 Semester Hour)

Music Minor Group 4 - Three Semester Credits from the following interdisciplinary electives

  • AT 225 Introduction to Graphic Communications I

  • AT 240 Art History I (3 Semester Hours)

  • AT 241 Art History II (3 Semester Hours)

  • AT 242 Art History III (3 Semester Hours)

  • BA 115 Financial Literacy For Life (3 Semester Hours)

  • BA 201 Business Communication (3 Semester Hours)

  • BI 238/L Human Anatomy and Physiology (3,1)

  • BI 239/L Human Anatomy and Physiology (3,1)

  • BI 320 Human Physiology (3 Semester Hours)

  • BI 321 Exercise Physiology (3 Semester Hours)

  • CM 201 Introduction to Communication Theory (3 Semester Hours)

  • CM 202 Business Communication (3 Semester Hours)

  • CM 342 Criticism of Film and Television (3 Semester Hours)

  • DN 101 Ballet Technique (1 Semester Hour)

  • DN 102 Modern Dance Technique and Theory I (1 Semester Hours)

  • DN 103 Jazz and Theater Dance I (1 Semester Hour)

  • DN 200 Body Wellness (2 Semester Hour)

  • DN 213 Dance History (3 Semester Hours)

  • EN 140 Principles of Critical Analysis (3 Semester Hours)

  • EN 306 Linguistics (3 Semester Hours)

  • EN 316 Creative Writing: Dramatic Forms (3 Semester Hours)

  • EN 317 Creative Writing: Poetry (3 Semester Hours)

  • ET 201 Fundamentals of the Enterprise (3 Semester Hours)

  • FA 101 The Arts and Their Interrelations (3 Semester Hours)

  • IT 101 Beginning Italian I (3 Semester Hours)

  • IT 102 Beginning Italian II (3 Semester Hours)

  • IT 420 Studies in Italian Fine Arts (3 Semester Hours)

  • MK 301 Social and Digital Media Marketing (3 Semester Hours)

  • PS 101 General Psychology (3 Semester Hours)

  • PS 305 Psychology of Learning (3 Semester Hours)

  • TH 104 Introduction to Theater (3 Semester Hours)

  • TH 106 Acting I (3 Semester Hours)

  • TH 107 Introduction to Technical Theater (3 Semester Hours)

  • TH 108 Performance Theory and Analysis (3 Semester Hours)

  • TH 211 Vocal Training and Performance Techniques (3 Semester Hours)

Course Catalogs

Download the LEC Course Catalogs to view all offerings of majors and minors. Contact the Registrar at registrar@lec.edu.