Please refer to the college catalog for general information related to the area major and minor, including minimum grade point average requirement.

Area Major

An Area Major in Music must be approved by the Department of Music faculty.  A written proposal outlining all course work and rationale should be submitted to the department chair prior to the first-Friday-of-the-month departmental meeting.  The entire department will review the request.  If approved by a quorum, those faculty members will sign the proposal.  The proposal will then be sent on for approval by the Academic Policy Committee.  If approved, a copy will be placed in the student’s permanent file for reference.  Examples of area majors involving music may include, but are not limited to:

  • Music Business
  • Music Therapy
  • Musical Theatre
  • Music Journalism
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Arts Administration

Area Minor

An Area Minor in Music may be approved by the department chair.  A written proposal outlining all course work and rationale should be submitted.  The proposal will then be sent on for approval by the Academic Policy Committee.  If approved, a copy will be placed in the student’s permanent file for reference.  Examples of area minors involving music may include, but are not limited to:

  • Music Business
  • Music Therapy
  • Music Journalism
  • Collaborative Piano\
  • Arts Administration