Courses and Enrollment

The Musicology minor consists of approximately 30 units. A minimum of 22 units applied toward the minor requirements must be in addition to units applied toward major requirements or another minor.

Course Requirements

I. Lower Division (10 units)

  • Two lower division or GE courses in Musicology (2 courses, 10 units)

II. Upper Division (20 units)

  • Two upper division courses in Musicology (2 courses, 8 units)
    • If the course is restricted to majors only, feel free to email the instructor to introduce yourself as a minor student and ask if they would be willing to allow you to take the course.
  • Musicology 101 (4 units)
  • Two upper division courses in the School of Music: Music, Ethnomusicology, Global Jazz Studies, Musicology, or Music Industry (2 courses, 8 units)

How to Apply

If you are interested in adding the Musicology minor, please email Tabetha Van Heest at to schedule an appointment. Though the Musicology minor is not impacted, there is still an application process including an essay component, degree planner, and undergraduate program change petition.

Contact Information

For questions related to the application process, fulfilling prerequisites, and degree progress, please contact:

Tabetha Van Heest
Musicology Minor Advisor
Schoenberg Music Building 2525
(310) 206-5002