Music Department

Minor in Music Curriculum

16-24 points depending on area 

Required Courses

 Points (total 12)

MPATC-UE 0035

Music Theory I

2

MPATC-UE 0036

Music Theory II

2

MPATC-UE 0006

Aural Comprehension in Music I

1

MPATC-UE 0007

Aural Comprehension in Music II

1

MPAPE-UE 0072

Keyboard Skills I

1

MPAPE-UE 0073

Keyboard Skills II

1

And any two courses from the following:

MPATC-UE 1067

Music History I: Medieval & Renaissance

2

MPATC-UE 1068

Music History II: Baroque & Classical

2

MPATC-UE 1077

Music History III: Romantic

2

MPATC-UE 1078

Music History IV: Twentieth Century

2

Elective Courses

Points (4-12)

MPATC-UE 0008

Aural Comprehension in Music III

1

MPATC-UE 0009

Aural Comprehension in Music IV

1

MPATC-UE 0037

Music Theory III

2

MPATC-UE 0038

Music Theory IV

2

MPAVP-UE 0103

Sight Reading for Vocalists

2

MPAMB-UE 0100

Business Structure of The Music Industry

2

MPATE-GE 2590

Introduction to Music Technology for Non-Majors** 

3

MPATE-UE 1010

Introduction to Audio for Video

3

MPATE-UE 1022

Recording Technology for Non-Majors

4

MPATE-UE 1037

Electronic Music Synthesis: Fundamental Techniques

3

MPAJZ-UE 1039

Jazz Theory and Ear Training (Prereq: MPATC-UE 0035, 0036, 0037, 0038)

2

MPAJZ-UE 1075

Jazz Improvisation I (Prereq: MPATC-UE 0035, 0036, 0037, 0038) 

2

MPAxx-UE 1080

Part in Chamber Ensemble

1

MPAME-UE 1083

Concert Band

1

MPAME-UE 1085

NYU Choral Arts Society 

1

MPAJZ-UE 1089

Jazz Ensemble

1

MPAPS-UE 1090

Percussion Ensemble 

1

MPAJZ-UE 1121

Reference and Research in Jazz

3

MPAME-UE 1201

Music for Children

2

MPAVP-UE 1264

Music Theatre History I

2

MPAVP-UE 1265

Music Theatre History II

2

MPATC-UE 1500

Film Music: Historical and Aesthetic Perspectives

3

MPATE-UE 1810

MIDI for Non-Majors

3

Private lessons

MPAWW-UE 0034/1034 Wind/Percussion (2-8 total)
MPASS-UE 0045/1045 Strings/Instr. (2-8 total)
MPAPE-UE 0056/1056 Piano/Organ (2-8 total)
MPAVP-UE 0063/1063 Voice (2-8 total)
MPATC-UE 1021 Composition (2-8 total)


*All music minor students must take the music theory placement examination administered by the Music Theory Director. Students who need remedial theory/aural comprehension will be assigned to MPATC-UE 0018, Basic Musicianship, 4 points, as a prerequisite for Music Theory I and Aural Comprehension I. Basic Musicianship, MPATC-UE 0018, cannot be used toward the 16‐24 points total for the Music Minor.

** This course is only available to seniors since it is a 2000 level course.