Minor in Music

The music minor is the perfect place for you to explore your interests in music and advance your skills and knowledge during your time at St. Thomas. You’ll have the chance to study and learn about music from some of the country’s best educators in the heart of one of the most musically rich cities in the world! Music minors participate in a variety of music classes and ensembles. The broadest of our minor offerings, the minor in music is a great way to stay involved in music while pursuing a different major.

Minor Requirements

  • MUSC 113 Music Theory and Aural Skills I (4 credits)
  • MUSC 114 Music Theory and Aural Skills II (4 credits)
  • MUSC 115 Understanding Music and Culture ( 4 credits)
  • MUSN 1xx Four semesters of appropriate Ensemble for principal instrument (1 credit per semester)
  • MUSP 1xx Four semesters of performance studies in same performance medium (50 minute lessons) (1 credit per semester)
  • MUSR 270 Level I Recital (0 credits)

Plus four credits from the following:

  • MUSC 216 Jazz in America (4 credits)
  • MUSC 233 Music of the World: Aural and Written Traditions (4 credits) 

Plus two credit hours selected from the following:

  • MUSN 1xx Up to 2 semesters of appropriate Ensemble for principle instrument (1 credit per semester)
  • MUSP 1xx Up to 2 semester of performance studies in any performance medium (1 credit per semester)
  • MUSP 1xx Up to 2 credits on any secondary instrument or voice (1 credit per semester)
  • MUSP 108 Class Voice (1 credit)

Or any additional MUSC course not previously taken