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This minor is open to majors from throughout the university who seek to expand their knowledge and skill in this area of study.


Entrance requirements 

MUSI 100 Fundamentals of Music (Mason Core) or MUSI 115 Theory I with a grade of C or higher. A music audition and interview with music technology faculty is required.


University policy states that students must earn 8 distinct credits that are not used for their major toward their degree, with a minimum 2.00 GPA earned in all courses applied to the minor. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: MTEC

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

Required Courses

MUSI 254Music and Technology3
Two semesters of0
Recital Attendance
MUSI 354Electronic Composition3
MUSI 355Recording Techniques3
Total Credits9

Music Technology Electives

Select from the following: 1
Applied Music, Ensemble and Skills Courses:0-3
Applied Music Options (course list follows)
Music Ensemble Options (course list follows)
Keyboard Skills I
Class Guitar
Class Voice
Music Theory0-3
Fundamentals of Music (Mason Core)
Theory I
Music History0-3
Popular Music in America (Mason Core)
Musics of the World (Mason Core)
Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music
Music in the United States
Jazz and Blues in America (Mason Core)
Music Technology Topics:0-3
Topics in Music Technology
Total Credits9

Select 0-3 credits from each category.

Applied Music Options

See Music advisor for registration permission and options.
MUSI 242Applied Music in Keyboard2
MUSI 243Applied Music in Voice2
MUSI 244Applied Music in Woodwind2
MUSI 245Applied Music in Brass2
MUSI 246Applied Music in String2
MUSI 247Applied Music in Percussion2
MUSI 248Applied Music in Composition2
MUSI 442Applied Music in Keyboard2-3
MUSI 443Applied Music in Voice2-3
MUSI 444Applied Music in Woodwind2-3
MUSI 445Applied Music in Brass2-3
MUSI 446Applied Music in String2-3
MUSI 447Applied Music in Percussion2-3
MUSI 448Applied Music in Composition2-3

Music Ensemble Options 

MUSI 380Wind Symphony (Mason Core)1
MUSI 381University Chorale (Mason Core)1
MUSI 382Piano Ensemble (Mason Core)1
MUSI 383Symphonic Band (Mason Core)1
MUSI 384Symphonic Chorus (Mason Core)1
MUSI 385Chamber Singers (Mason Core)1
MUSI 387Symphony Orchestra (Mason Core)1
MUSI 389Jazz Ensemble (Mason Core)1
MUSI 485Chamber Ensembles (Mason Core)1