Academic Catalog


Minor Music Composition Minor


For a minor in composition, the student must complete 12 hours at the 300/400 level. Prerequisites for the minor (not included in the grade point average) are MUSC 221 and MUSC 222. Requirements for the minor are

MUSC 335TMusic Technology Survey3
MUSA 339Hour Lesson - Applied Composition2
MUSA 340Hour Lesson - Applied Composition2
MUSA 439Hour Lesson - Applied Composition2
MUSA 440Hour Lesson - Applied Composition2
One additional hour of upper-division music courses1

All music minors are required to enroll in and pass MUSC 311+, the zero credit Recital Attendance class, for a total of six semesters in order to be eligible for graduation. Should their graduation be projected in under six semesters, music minors may receive accelerated credit by doubling attendance totals in any given semester. Refer to the MUSC 311+ syllabus and Music Student Handbook for complete information.

For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of lower-level courses and prerequisite courses and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.