Minor in Music Performance

Wells School of Music

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

Required Courses
AMF 251Foundations of Music Performance I3
AML 351Understanding Live Music Performance 13
Ensembles 1, 2
4 credits of ensembles must have the ENS prefix. The other 2 credits can include any ensemble prefix (AES, ENS or any ensemble). 6
Elective Courses 3
Select 6 credits of electives under advisement from the following courses:6
Additional Ensembles (any prefix) 1, 2
Creativity & Improvisation
Foundations of Music Performance II
Special Subjects Seminar 1
Piano Class I
Piano Class II
Voice Class
Music Rhythm Class
Musician Injury Prevention 1
Electronic Instruments 1
Jazz Ensemble Techniques 1
Total Minimum Credits Required18

AML 351, ENS prefixed ensembles, MIP 310, AJZ 331, AJZ 365 and AIM 429 are “advanced standing” courses.  Six (6) credits of advanced standing courses are required for the Music Performance Minor.


Ensembles are variable credit 0.5-1 credit hour.  Register for the 1 credit option.


Substitutions may be made with department approval.

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.