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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

General Music Minor

Minor Requirements

General Music Minor1

Open to all JMU undergraduate students, the general music minor develops both the performing and non-performing musician’s understanding of music. The minor requires the successful completion of six hours drawn from three areas – fundamentals, literature and history, and electives – for a total of 18 credit hours. Students must earn 50 percent of the required curriculum at JMU.

Required Courses

Electives – Any music course may count in this category: 6 Credit Hours

Total: 18 Credit Hours


1 The minor in music does not qualify a student to teach music in Virginia public schools.