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Minor in Music

Students who have chosen a major in another field but who wish to continue their musical growth may wish to pursue a music minor. 


A minimum of 18 credits is required, including at least 6 at the 2000-level or higher:

A minor consists of at least 15 credits, including at least 6 credits numbered 2000 or above, 9 of the required credits must be taken in MU course work. This requirement can be reduced from 9 to 6 at the discretion of an individual department. Students must meet the minimum GPA requirements for a minor, which in no case can be lower than 2.0. In addition, a student cannot receive a grade lower than a C- in any course applied towards a minor in the College. For more information, please see Requirements for Optional Minor.

Music Theory
MUS_THRY 1220Tonal Music Theory I2
MUS_THRY 1221Tonal Music Theory II2
Music History
MUS_H_LI 1338Music and Culture2
MUS_H_LI 2307History of Western Music I2
MUS_H_LI 2308History of Western Music II2
Ensembles/Applied Music
Any combination of MUS_ENS 1841, 1842, 1846, 1865, 4866 and/or MUS_APMS 24454
Additional Credits in either Music Theory, Music History, Ensembles and/or Applied Music4
Total Credits18