Undergraduate Study

Musicology Minor

The Musicology minor provides undergraduates with an overview of music history and the study of music. Students may select from a wide variety of undergraduate courses that range through the history of European and American music.

To enter the minor, students must have an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better and file a petition with the Office of Student Services and Enrollment Management in 1642 Schoenberg Music Building. For more information, contact the program adviser, Belén María, at 310-825-4768.

Required Lower-Division Courses (10 units): Two musicology courses with grades of C or better.

Required Upper-Division Courses (21 to 25 units): Musicology 101, one seminar course from 160 through 185 or 191A through 191P, one additional upper-division musicology course, and two additional upper-division ethnomusicology, music, musicology, or music industry courses (minimum 8 units). Enrollment in some courses may be limited; check with the department or instructor.

A minimum of 20 units applied toward the minor requirements must be in addition to units applied toward major requirements or another minor.

Each minor course must be taken for a letter grade (courses offered only on a P/NP grading basis are acceptable), and students must have an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better in the minor. Successful completion of the minor is indicated on the transcript and diploma.