Music Minor

Students ready to perform in a holiday concert

Expand your understanding of music by pairing this 18-hour minor with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. It can be a great complement to a language, literature, business, or mathematics degree.

By choosing to minor in music, you can augment your education in the following ways:

  • Gain a better understanding of how music plays in different historical periods
  • Develop the skills to become a more proficient performer
  • Deepen your knowledge of music theory

The following are the requirements for the music minor:

  • Basic Theory (6 hours): MUS 103(3), 104(3)

  • Music History/Literature (6 hours): MUS 239(3), 346(3)

  • Applied Music (4 hours)

  • Elective Music Courses (2 hours) to bring total hours in Music to 18

Minor degree is also available in Music Composition.

Contact the department of music at 417-836-5648 to make an appointment with a faculty advisor to get admitted quickly and easily to this minor.