Minor in Music Production

Wells School of Music

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

This program is geared toward music majors as well as any student with an interest in music production. 

Required Courses
MTC 110Making Music3
or MTC 112 Theory of Music I
MTC 170Studio Production I 13
Select two courses from the following:6
Studio Production II 2
Scoring Film and Media 2
Scoring Video Games 2
Select from the following list. Other music courses (chosen under advisement) may be approved by the department chair that pertain to the field of music production and sonic media creation.6
Studio Music Ensemble 3
Musical Entrepreneurship
Studio Production II
Scoring Film and Media
Computer Music
Scoring Video Games
Total Minimum Credits Required18

MTC 170 has a prerequisite of MTC 110 or MTC 112.


MTC 270, MTC 271, and MTC 274 are “advanced standing” courses and have prerequisites of MTC 110 or MTC 112 and MTC 170. Six (6) credits of advanced standing courses are required for the Minor in Music Production.


MTC 123 is repeatable and enrollment is determined by audition.

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