2021-2022

Music, Minor

School of Music

College of Arts and Letters

Students in this minor explore music theory, history, and literature, with opportunities for private lessons or other performance venues.

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 24
Major GPA C
Additional Admission Requirements Required

Additional Admission Requirements
    • In order to declare a Music Minor, you must apply and be accepted to the School of Music. ¬†Please visit the¬†School of Music website.
Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 24 units, with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:

      • This may include no more than 6 units of private lessons
      • You may take private lessons only with the approval of the director of the School of Music, based on the availability of our faculty members.
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.