This research was conducted to determine the student views on common elective music courses given in first grade in Nevşehir University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Science and Literature, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Tourism Faculty, and Semra and Vefa Küçük College of Health in 2011-12 spring semester.
In the research that covered 266 students in total, it was tried to determine the views of the students that constituted the sample by using “Constructed Fixed Format Survey Interview”; data were illustrated in tables by using frequency, percentage, standard deviance, and arithmetic means. Findings obtained were interpreted and suggestions were made based on the results reached.
In the result of the research, it was determined that students were mostly interested in common elective music course; that they believed that this course was necessary although it was a non-credit course and they stated that it should be a credit course. In addition, some suggestions were made in order to make common elective music course more efficient both in content and method by making it more widespread and by being supported by relevant units.
Keywords: University, Music, Elective Course