The Minor in Music is offered in classical and broadly contemporary style. There is no Minor in Jazz Studies.
The Minor in Music is particularly attractive to students from cognate disciplines - theater, dance, communications, interdisciplinary studies, and others - who have a particular desire to extend their musical knowledge and skills for personal growth and development.
For a list of required courses, please download the Program Guide according to your year of entry. For course descriptions, click here. Schedules for courses are available on the class schedules website.
Note: Students enrolled in the Minor in Music are excluded from taking private study instruction for credit.
Applicants to the Minor in Music must sit theory and ear training tests.
Applicants are required to complete theory and ear-training tests (dictation, and sight tests). It is the applicant’s responsibility to book a theory test apointment date by filling out the bookink form available HERE.
Applicants taking the Theory Placement Test should demonstrate proficiency with: intervals, transposition, basic chord construction, basic harmonic movement, jazz chord notation and/or figured bass notation (for classical students), and analysis skills (melodic, harmonic, and formal). Counterpoint will be tested to determine possible exemptions.
Note: A Minor must be combined with a Major or Specialization in another discipline; it may not be taken on its own.