Music Minor

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 parts that make up music, such as conducting, arranging, and more.

As a Music minor, you will explore theories of music and other skills that comprise music as a whole. 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

  • Understand the different components of music and how they can affect the community.
  • Gain an understanding of music composition and theory

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.