Music Minor

The department offers a minor consisting of six one-semester departmental courses in music.

CourseTitleCredits
Required Courses
MUSC 1100INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC HISTORY3
or MUSC 1101 OPERA: AN INTRODUCTION
MUSC 2145MUSIC THEORY I4
Electives
Select four additional courses which can be chosen from the remaining music offerings of the department 1
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 Any course with the MUSC subject code may fulfill this requirement.

Music Minors are also eligible to participate in the Vocal/Instrumental Instruction and Ensemble programs, but may take only up to four semesters of lessons for credit (one credit per semester on a pass/fail basis).  They can choose from the following options:  University Choir, Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensembles, Private Vocal Instruction or Private Instrumental Instruction towards the Elective requirement.  A lab fee covers the cost of the lessons.

Availability

The minor in music is available at the Fordham College at Rose Hill and at Lincoln Center. Students in the Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies may minor in music only if their schedules are sufficiently flexible to permit them to take day courses at the Rose Hill and/or Lincoln Center campus.