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Music Minor and Non-Major

Music Minor

General Requirements
  • 20 hours of course work; 6-8 courses.
  • Courses may be chosen from any of the Music Department's course offerings. Students may focus a minor within a specific area, or they may take a broad selection of courses totaling 20 hours. No audition required.
  • To declare the Music Minor, fill out the major/minor declaration form in Opus.


Many music courses are open to non-majors and fulfill general education requirements.

Additional Information

  • Students may count only three 100-level courses toward the minor.
  • Up to 4 hours of Applied Music - Lessons (MUS 310, MUS 320) or Ensembles (MUS 300) will be accepted toward the minor. MUS 300, 310, and 320 require a performance audition
  • Students may count no more than 3 credit hours of Supervised Reading or Study Abroad courses toward fulfillment of the music minor. Students may not count an Internship toward the fulfillment of the music minor.
  • AP credit cannot be used toward the music minor.
  • Oxford continuees and transfer students: At least three of the required courses must be taken at Emory. If a student wishes to use MUS 300, 310, or 320, at least two of these courses must be taken at Emory.