Music, Minor

School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts

Program Overview

With a minor in music, you will explore your interest in song-making and performance through a variety of courses such as history, entrepreneurship, music technology, recording and mixing, psychoacoustics, and composition, and as a result become a culturally informed critical thinker with solid communication skills.

Music, Minor

Where You'll Go

Declaring a minor allows you to explore other areas of interest and make interdisciplinary connections. A minor in music allows you to set yourself apart as a candidate for job opportunities in a variety of professions in the media, arts and culture, and education industries or any number of related professions, such as a lyricist or music supervisor.

Minor Details

The program information listed here reflects the approved curriculum for the 2023–24 academic year per the Brooklyn College Bulletin. Bulletins from past academic years can be found here.

Department Requirements (18 Credits)

Twelve credits of advanced electives in music (2101 or higher), selected in consultation with the director or deputy director of the Conservatory of Music.


Contact the Conservatory of Music for information on academic advisers and office hours.

Brooklyn. All in.

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