Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Program Information
Ron Roach, Ph.D., Chair
222 Nicks Hall
Dan Boner, Director
304D Memorial Hall (Brooks Gym)
PO Box 70435
Johnson City, TN 37614
The Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music minor is a 21-hour program consisting of an 18-hour core and 3 credit hours of guided electives chosen in consultation with the Bluegrass advisor. The program is designed for those who wish to work toward a full-time or part-time career in music and also for those with other career ambitions but who seek to enrich their lives through music. A student wishing to pursue a minor in Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music needs to declare his or her intention at the earliest opportunity in order to facilitate planning.
Admission to the Minor
Any student seeking admission to the minor must be advised by a bluegrass, old-time, and country music program advisor, who will assist the student in planning a course of study. Minors must follow procedures for band classes, individual instruction, and progression standards, as outlined below.