Music Minor

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Audition Required

Any student wishing to declare a minor in music must audition on an instrument and be approved by the Frost School of Music as a minor. The approval form is available in the Undergraduate Dean’s Office. A fee is assessed for private instruction. The fee is $300 per semester and must be paid prior to enrolling. Please note that private lessons may not be available on all instruments. Studio space varies from year to year. A music minor requires 15 credit hours, 12 of which must be earned at the University of Miami.

Course List

Complete exactly 2 courses from the following:

Music Theory Skills I (AP Music Theory Score of 5 satisfies this requirement.) 3
Music Theory Skills II (AP Music Theory Score of 5 satisfies this requirement.) 3


Complete exactly 1 course, worth three (3) credit hours, from the following:

The Evolution of Jazz 3
Evolution of Rock 3
Understanding Music 3

 

Complete at least six (6) credit hours from the following:

Private Lessons (maximum of 4 semesters)
Ensembles (entrance by audition)
Music Electives

Total Credit Hours: 15