Music Minor

MINOR IN MUSIC

The Minor in Music requires six subjects that will give students experience within the three main branches of music: history/culture, composition/ theory, and performance. 

Tier I Introduction 
One to two subjects from 21M.001—099* 
Tier II Breadth 
Three subjects, one from each category 

History/Culture: 21M.201—299

Composition/Theory: 21M.301
Performance (two terms): 21M.401—499
Tier III Specialty
One to two subjects from the following: 
History/Culture: 21M.201—299 
Composition/Theory: 21M.302—399 
Performance (two terms equals one subject): 21M.401—499 
Advanced Seminar in Music: 21M.500 

 

* A total of three subjects must come from Tiers I and III combined. 

Students who enter with additional training in music theory should take 21M.302 or an upper-level course as a substitute for 301.

The minor advisor: Martin marks, mmmarks@mit.edu

For further information, contact the minor/transfer credit advisor.