The music minor is a program for non-music majors offered to supplement their major or to pursue an interest in music. There are two options for the minor:
Music Theory (21 credits):
In the music theory minor, you will learn about concepts of music theory like scales, intervals, and harmony. You will also be exposed to sight singing and some keyboarding.
The placement exam is required to declare this minor.
- Music 171: Sight Singing 1 (2 cr)
- Music 172: Sight Singing 2 (2 cr)
- Music 173: Theory 1 (3 cr)
- Music 174: Theory 2 (3 cr)
- Music 121 - 3 cr (section to be approved by departmental advisor)
- 2 semesters of large ensemble (Choir, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra) (1 cr each)
- Electives (6 credits)
Music and Production (21 credits):
Admission into the program requires an interview with the MAP Advisor.
Required Courses in Music and Production: 12-15 credits
- Music 314, 335, 336, 340, 341
- Note: Students can place out of Music 314 with prior experience and advisor approval. Those 3 credits will be replaced with an additional elective, approved by the advisor.
Electives: 6-9 credits
- 6-9 elective credits (9 if the student places out of Music 314) are required from a set of professionally related courses in songwriting, film scoring, advanced mixing, electronic music, and music business, plus related courses in music, media, computer technologies, and acoustics. Students select these elective courses in consultation with their advisors or the MAP faculty.