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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Old-Time Music Studies Minor

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Program Information

Department of Appalachian Studies

Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Roots 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
(423) 439-7494
e-mail: roachr@etsu.edu

Directors, Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Studies:

Dan Boner
304A Memorial Hall
(Brooks Gym)
(423) 439-8582
Nate Olson
304 Memorial Hall
(Brooks Gym)
(423) 439-7476

Director, Old-Time Music: Roy Andrade
304D Memorial Hall (Brooks Gym)
(423) 439-6957
email: andrade@etsu.edu

The Old-Time Music Studies minor is a 21 credit program consisting of a 9 credit core, 6 credits of required electives, and 6 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 Old-Time music. A student wishing to pursue a minor in Old-Time 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.

Old-Time Music Studies Minor: 21 credits

At least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.

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