Community Engagement Minor

The Minor in Community Engagement will allow students to hone skills that are important to developing a mutually productive relationship with an audience.

Admissions Requirements

Current DMA students in at least their second semester of study with approval of the area faculty and the School of Music Graduate Director. 

Degree Requirements (12 hours)

Completion of at least 12 credits of courses focused on issues related to Community Engagement

Course Title Credits
MUSC 595Community Engagement Through Music2
MUSC 892Lecture Recital 11
MUSC 718Public Music Theory3
Entrepreneurship, Advocacy, or Teaching Artistry - Select from the following:6
Introduction to Teaching Artistry
Teaching Methods and Practicum for Teaching Artists
Music & Arts Entrepreneurship
Music and Money
21st Century Performer
Arts Marketing
Total Credit Hours12

Recital must occur outside of the School of Music in a community venue involving elements of community engagement and audience interaction. Performance must utilize methods and best practices of audience engagement from MUSC 595. May not include repertoire performed on another doctoral degree-required recital but can be comprised of solo repertoire, chamber music repertoire, or a mix of the two. Inclusion of chamber music is encouraged. Recital may be used to fulfill a degree requirement in any doctoral degree that allows for MUSC 892 to fulfill a recital requirement.