Department of Appalachian Studies
Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Studies
PO Box 70435
Phone: (423) 439-7072
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/cas/das/bluegrass/
Department Chair: Ron Roach, Ph.D.
222 Nicks Hall
PO Box 70556
Director, Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Studies: Dan Boner
304A Memorial Hall (Brooks Gym)
Director, Appalachian, Scottish, and Irish Studies: Jane MacMorran, Ph.D.
217 Nicks Hall
The Scottish and Irish Traditional Music minor is a 21 credit program consisting of a 6 credit core, 6 credits of required electives, and 9 credits of guided electives chosen in consultation with the program advisor. The program is designed for those who wish to work toward a full-time or part-time career in music, for those with other career or academic ambitions in this field, and for those who seek to enrich their lives or academic studies through Scottish and Irish music and/or its connections to Appalachia. A student wishing to pursue a minor in Scottish and Irish Traditional 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 outline