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Music Minor

Four introductory courses, reflecting a breadth of musical study, forms the core of a music minor. To these, you can choose to electives above MUS 201.

No Auditions to Minor in Music

Davidson does not require auditions for acceptance into the college or into the music program. Music minors are declared by the student no later than October 1 of the student's senior year.

Music Minor Requirements

Students must take six total courses toward the minor.

  • Four courses, each in the areas of study represented in the department (music theory, music history, world music, and music of the U.S.):
    • MUS 101 - Fundamentals of Music or MUS 201 - Theory 1
    • MUS 121 - Introduction to Music in Western Civilization
    • MUS 122 - Music of the United States
    • MUS 141 - World Musics
  • Two additional courses above MUS 201 (Note: MUS 255, 256, or 355 do not count toward the minor)

Additionally, as a performance major, music minors either:

  • Participate in at least two semesters of ensemble performance (MUS 10, 11, or 12), or
  • Two semesters of applied lessons (MUS 55 or MUS 155-355)

Concert & Lecture Attendance

Music minors are expected to attend regularly the concerts, recitals, and lectures presented by the Music Department.

For a complete information, please see the College Catalog