Music minors become able to display technical expertise with their primary instrument or voice.
You will study the different features of music and the technical process behind mastering an instrument. You will work with the multitude of elements that make up music performance, such as conducting, arranging, and more.
As a music minor, you will explore theories of music and other foundational skills. The skills you will gain by minoring in music can be transferrable to different fields, such as communication and theater.
Benefits of a Music Minor
- Gain a comprehensive understanding of music history, composition, and theory
- Build a knowledge base to achieve expertise of a primary instrument or voice
- Build a thorough repertoire of works that can be performed in a variety of settings
Castleton University also offers a Music degree.
Music Minor Requirements
These requirements are from an excerpt from the University Academic Catalog, which outlines the requirements for a student to earn the distinction of being a Castleton University graduate. The complete catalog is available online.
A minor in Music may be earned by completing a minimum of 18 credits in Music, 9 of which must be at the 2000 level or above, each with a grade of "C" or better.
The courses must be chosen in consultation with an advisor in the Music Department.