Minor in Popular Music Studies

The SMTD Minor in Popular Music Studies offers a guided curriculum exploring the full range of popular music across the globe with a focus on music creation, history, and performance. It combines introductory courses in music theory, songwriting, and musicology with electives that allow students to focus their work in more advanced classes for a total of 18 credits.

The minor complements existing programs in SMTD, LSA, Art and Design, Business, and the Residential College by providing students with global and diverse perspectives on performance. For performance majors (Theatre, Music, and Dance), the minor builds upon traditional arts training and enhances your job prospects in an increasingly interdependent cultural economy.

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The minor in Popular Music Studies consists of a minimum 18 credits.

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Degree requirements and term-by-term layout for current students.