The minor consists of 26 semester hours of coursework in music. Students who minor in Music should have some prior musical experience and must audition on their performing instrument. Music courses in which a grade below C is earned may not be counted toward the minor. Minors are encouraged to participate in music ensembles throughout their academic program. Students should contact the music office at (205) 934-7376 or email uabmusic@uab.edu for specific audition requirements and to schedule an audition.

Program Requirements

All program requirements and courses are outlined in the UAB Undergraduate Catalog. They include 14 credit hours of required courses, 6 hours from music ensembles, 3 hours of applied music (MUP 140 or above), and 3 hours of general elective courses in music.

In addition, you must enroll in 6 hours of music ensemble (1 hour per semester). See The Majors page for descriptions of Major and Minor Ensembles.

See the course catalog for descriptions of applied lessons and electives in music.