Music and New Media (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2021–Spring 2022 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Music & New Media
Unit: Music 
Academic Plan Code(s): MUSIMINMNM

Program Information

The School of Music offers a minor in Music & New Media available to all UofL students.  For non-music majors, students must meet the minimum admission requirement of the School of Music with a 2.75 GPA and must obtain approval from the School of Music. In addition, students must complete MUS 170 or MUS 171 with a grade of B or better for admission to the minor. No audition is required.

For graduation, in addition to all other degree requirements, a 2.5 GPA in Music and New Media minor program core course work and a 2.5 cumulative UofL GPA are required. Students enrolled in the Music & New Media minor are strongly encouraged to enroll in a cross-listed course- MUH 205, MUH 214, or MUH 218 – for their General Education credits in Arts and Humanities and/or U.S. or Global Diversity.

Program Requirements

Choose one music theory course as determined by placement exam OR MUH 315 Music & Sound in Film 13-4
Select two Instrument or Voice Classes: 22
Class Piano-Beginners I
Class Piano-Beginners II
Jazz Piano Class
Piano Class
Piano Class
Class Guitar I
Class Guitar II
Beginning Class Guitar - AH, D2
Voice Class
MUS 170Introduction to Musical Acoustics3
MUS 171Audio Engineering3
MUS 270Creative Audio Recording and Production Techniques2
MUS 271Sound Design3
MUS 350Analysis of Electronic Media2
Minimum Total Hours18-19

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.