Effective Date: Fall 2005

 Minor in Music

An academic minor in music is developed in consultation with an undergraduate advisor in music. Appointments are scheduled through the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall (764-0332).

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor


Academic Minor Program

At least 15 credits (and five courses), to be chosen from the following two categories as stated below:

  1. Required Survey Course: MUSICOL 121, Introduction to Music, MUSICOL 122, Introduction to World Music, MUSICOL 123, Introduction to Popular Music, or the equivalent (MUSICOL 343, 345, 346), or MUSICOL 139/140, 239/240, or Introduction to Music Theory (THEORY 137, or 139/149), or the equivalent.
  2. Electives: at least 12 credits in Music courses, with at least two courses at the 300-level or above. Electives must include one or more courses in two of the following five areas: Composition, Musicology, Music Theory, Performance, and Performing Arts Technology.

AP credit: AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the academic minor with one exception. AP Credit may qualify, if approved by the advisor, for the Required Survey Course. In this instance, a minimum of 5 other courses, totaling 15 credits, must be elected for the minor.

Conditions: Upon approval of the concentration advisor, up to six credits earned outside of the University of Michigan or its sponsored programs may be used to fulfill requirements for the academic minor.

Exclusions: An academic minor in Music is not open to students with a concentration in Music, including those in the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

For additional information regarding the music concentration and minor, see http://sitemaker.umich.edu/lsamusic.

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