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Twin Cities Campus

Music Minor

School of Music
College of Liberal Arts
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Contact Information
Department of School of Music, 100 Ferguson Hall, 2106 4th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612-624-5093; fax: 612-624-8001)
  • Program Type: Graduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Length of program in credits (doctoral): 12
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
The music minor is open to non-music major graduate students.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
Other requirements to be completed before admission:
Applicants must be actively pursuing a graduate degree in a non-music field at the University of Minnesota.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
The music minor requires a minimum of 12 credits (four 8xxx-level, 3-credit courses) in musicology/ethnomusicology or theory. One or more courses may be at the 5xxx-level, but only with prior approval of the student's advisor and the Music director of Graduate Studies. Prior to registering for any 5xxx- or 8xxx-level courses offered by the School of Music, students must complete any prerequisites or background-knowledge equivalents, or obtain instructor approval.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Required Courses
*Can substitute 5xxx-level or MUSA 83xx with director of Graduate Studies approval.
Take 12 or more credit(s) from the following:
ONLY MUS 85xx, 86xx, 88xx.
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