Minors

Minors for Music Majors

Bienen School of Music students may elect to complete a minor comprising six to nine courses. A notation is made on transcripts indicating participation in this program.

  • Arts Administration
  • Commercial Music
  • Jazz Studies
  • Musicology
  • Music Cognition
  • Composition
  • Music Technology
  • Music Criticism
  • Music Education
  • Music Theory

Several other minors are housed outside the school of music:

Art and Technology

This program provides an interdisciplinary bridge between academic areas involved with the artistic application of technology. Courses range from surveys of art and technology to artistic projects designed and executed by interdisciplinary groups of students and faculty. The program is administered by the School of Communication.

Sound Design

This program provides both theory and practical application of sound design within various artistic mediums, including film, sound installations, and new media. It is administered by the School of Communication.

Music Theatre Certificate Program

Bienen School of Music students majoring in Voice and School of Communication students majoring in Theater may create a second area of specialization in Music Theatre. This program is offered by the School of Communication.

Minors for Non-Music Majors

Students outside the Bienen School of Music may elect to complete a minor comprising six to nine courses. A notation is made on transcripts indicating participation in this program.

  • Commercial Music
  • Jazz Studies 
  • Musicology
  • Music Cognition
  • Composition
  • Music Technology