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This is a spot graphic on the music minor page.A minor in music or music technology is an excellent way to enhance your degree and educational experience. A music minor could be helpful if you're pursuing a career in education or performance. It could also simply be a way to explore a passion.


The department offers two minors: Music and Music Technology. The minors consist of 26 semester hours of coursework in music. If you choose one of these minors you should have some prior musical experience and must audition on your performing instrument. You are encouraged to participate in music ensembles throughout their academic program. See the minor descriptions for specific requirements.

Course Catalog

A complete list of minor requirements and courses are available in the UAB Undergraduate Catalog.

Ready to Apply?

All the information you need to apply can be found on our Applying to the Department of Music page. You will need to apply to the department as well as to UAB directly. Information about applying to the University can be found on UAB's Undergraduate Admissions Hub.