Most SD Mines music course numbers and titles are part of the common course format used by all institutions of the South Dakota state system. Even so, some courses are unique to SD Mines.
For more information, and course descriptions, please visit the
SD Mines Course Catalog.
MUAP courses are private or group music study. The courses listed are not the only private lessons available, but those that are taught most regularly.
MUAP 120/121 Applied Music – Woodwinds
MUAP 130/131 Applied Music – Brass
MUAP 200/201 Applied Music – Voice
SDSM&T is also fortunate to have several local music instructors who provide applied music instruction in piano and strings both on and off campus. Contact a music faculty member for more information
MUEN courses allow students to receive various kinds of credit for singing or playing in a music ensemble. Non-credit options allow students to enroll at no cost.
MUEN 100 Concert Choir
MUEN 101 University Choir
MUEN 122 Symphonic Band
MUEN 260 Non-Credit Music Ensemble – all music ensembles are available for non-credit
MUS courses include traditional lecture courses as well as MUS117 and 317 – hybrid courses unique to SDSM&T that combine performance and research.
MUS 100 Music Appreciation
MUS 110 Basic Music Theory I
MUS 117 Music in Performance I - satisfies the Goal Four General Education Requirements - available for Symphonic Band, University Orchestra, University Choir, and Concert Choir
MUS 317 Music in Performance II - satisfies upper division Humanities requirements - available for Symphonic Band, University Orchestra, University Choir, and Concert Choir