Mar 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies Minor


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Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies Minor Program Information


Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies

P.O. Box 70435
Phone: (423) 439-7072
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/cas/das/bluegrass/

Ron Roach, Ph.D., Chair
222 Nicks Hall
P.O. Box 70556
(423) 439-7494
e-mail: roachr@etsu.edu

Dan Boner, Director
304D Memorial Hall (Brooks Gym)
(423) 439-8582
email: boner@etsu.edu

The Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies minor is a 21 credit program consisting of an 18 credit core and 3 credits 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 Studies 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.

Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies Minor: 21 credits


A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 credits of which at least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.

Core Requirements: 18 credits


Instrumental/Vocal Skills: 3 credits


Band Classes: 3 credits


Choose 3 credits from the following:

Advisor Approved Elective: 3 credits


Other non-BLUE courses may be counted toward the minor, when the content is appropriate, with approval of the program director.

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