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Music Minor


The Minor in Music Performance is an option for focused music study while majoring in another subject.  The Minor may be focused on either classical or jazz studies.

Admission to the Music Minor is by audition only. Learn more about the Audition Requirements and request an audition by submitting the Music Application Form.

Note: Students intending to audition during spring semester Audition Days must complete the form no later than 3 weeks prior to the preferred date.

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Minor Requirements:

Applied Music

  • 4 semesters of Applied Lessons (2 credits each semester)
  • 4 semesters of approved Ensemble (1 credit each semester; must be taken concurrently with applied lessons)

Academic Courses

  • Music Theory I (MUSIC 112, 3 credits, Fall only)
  • Aural Skills I (MUSIC 114, 1 credit, Fall only)
  • Classical Majors: Music Literature (MUSIC 101, 4 credits, Fall or Spring, AT)
  • Jazz Majors: choice of MUSIC 101, 102, 103, or 295J  (3-4 credits, see full checklist for details)
  • Approved Elective (3 credits, see full checklist for details)

Total Credits: 23-24


Orchestra Violins