All students pursuing a music pedagogy minor must pass a music audition and an interview.


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

Banner Code: MPED

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 20


MUSI 351Keyboard Pedagogy3
or MUSI 352 Vocal Pedagogy and Lab
or MUSI 353 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature
MUSI 456Pedagogy II 12
MUSI 457Pedagogy III 12
MUSI 458Pedagogy IV2
MUSI 494Pedagogy Internship2
Select 3 courses from the following:9
The Arts and Community Engagement
Relational Communication Theory
Perspectives on Achievement Motivation (Mason Core)
Human Growth and Development
Entrepreneurship: Starting and Managing a New Enterprise
Developmental Psychology (Mason Core)
Total Credits20

Note: The Music Pedagogy Minor may not be taken in combination with the BA in Music