Music Minor

The Music minor is designed for students who seek the fundamentals of music knowledge and experience, but are not interested in the areas of specialization identified in the BM degree pathways.

A minor in Music consists of 23 credits selected in accordance with the following specifications: 

  • 5 credits in required curriculum as indicated below; 
  • 6 credits in ensembles – note some ensembles require an audition;
  • 12 credits in electives drawn from the list below.

The Music minor’s 23 credits must be selected in accordance with the following specifications:

Basic Requirements (5 credits)

  • MUTH.1100 Basic Music Theory
  • MUHI.1040 Musical Practices 1
  • MUHI.1050 Musical Practices 2

Ensemble Requirements (6 credits)

Any combination of ensembles.

Electives (12 credits)

Choose from the following:

  • MUED.1510/1000 Introduction to Music Education / Observation Lab 11
  • MUED.1410 Introduction to Brass Pedagogy1
  • MUED.1440 Introduction to Woodwind Pedagogy1
  • MUED.1620 Introduction to Percussion Pedagogy1
  • MUED.2410 Introduction to Strings Pedagogy1
  • MUED.2440 Introduction to Voice Pedagogy1
  • MUED.3010 Technology in Music Education1
  • MUED.4100/2000 Global Music for the Classroom / Observation Lab 21
  • MUHI.1610 Music in Western Civilization
  • MUHI.2610 Music History 1
  • MUHI.2620 Music History 2
  • MUHI.3010 American Music
  • MUHI.3110 American Musical Theatre
  • MUHI.3550 Jazz
  • MUHI.3860 History of Rock
  • MUHI.4560 Film Music
  • MUSR.3010 Music, Technology, & Society
  • MUSR.4010 Music of the Beatles

1All MUED courses require permission of instructor.

For course details, see course listing.

Sound Recording Technology Minor

For additional information about the minors contact the Department of Music.