mINOR IN MUSIC & SOCIETY

Offered beginning in the 2018/19 academic year, the Minor in Music & Society is intended for NUS students and offers broad disciplinary outreach encompassing the study of music in potential social, political, economic and aesthetic contexts. It is designed to enable aspiring artists to realise their leadership potential in a range of different emerging contexts, in addition to their specialisation in an instrument, voice, composition, or audio arts and sciences.

 

music & society Faculty

minor requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 24 modular credits (MCs) in the following:

A) MUSIC REQUIREMENTS (8MCS)

COMPOSITION, CONCEPTS AND MATERIALS (4MCS)

MUT1201 Introduction to Classical Music Composition
 

CONTEXTUAL ENGAGEMENT (4MCS)

Choose one:
MUH2201 Classical Styles and Romantic Spirits
MUH2202 What Was, and Is, Popular Music?
MUH2203 Music of the Church and State
MUH3202 Musicology
MUH3203 Opera and its History
MUH3205 Chamber Music since 1700
MUH4203 Music Criticism

 

B) ELECTIVES (16MCS; AT LEAST 12MCS AT 2000 LEVEL OR ABOVE)

MUSIC & SOCIETY BASKET (12MCS)

Choose three from the samples below:
Southeast Asian Studies
SE1101E Southeast Asia: A Changing Region
SE2210 Popular Culture in Southeast Asia
SE2214 Arts of Southeast Asia
SE2221 Old and New Music in Southeast Asia
SE2224 Unmasked! An Introduction to Traditional Dance in SEA
SE3210 Studies in Southeast Asian Arts
SE3214 Heritage and Heritagescapes in Southeast Asia
SE3219 Country Studies: Island Southeast Asia
SE3221 Traditional Music in a SE Asian Country
SE3230 Seen and Unseen: Explorations in Balinese Theatre

Communications and New Media
NM1101E Communications, New Media and Society
NM2101 Theories of Communications and New Media
NM2103 Quantitative Research Methods
NM2104 Qualitative Communication Research Methods
NM2213 Introduction to Human – Computer Interaction Design
NM3216 Game Design
NM3222 Interactive Storytelling
NM3226 Location-based Interactive Experiences
NM3228 Interactive Sequential Art
NM4224 Sound and Interaction
NM4226 Interactive Media Design Capstone Project
 

c) ADDITIONAL MUSIC MODULE (4MCS)

Any additional music module offered in the YST Conservatory

 

*Please note that Applied Studies are not applicable for the Minor in Music & Society.

 

For enquiries, please contact the Academic Coordinator:

Associate Professor Ho Chee Kong
mushock@nus.edu.sg