Music Minor Program


The School of Music and Dance offers minors in music, music technology, and audio production. Students wishing to pursue a music minor may submit an application to the School of Music and Dance at any time during their undergraduate studies. No audition is required. 

Degree Programs

What can I do with a minor in Music?

Our faculty produce well-rounded, skilled scholars and performers who are flexible leaders with global perspectives and great people skills who become cultural influencers and entrepreneurs. Specific skills you will have gained from your degree in music or dance include:



Musical performer
Video game composer
Film scoring
Conductor/choral director
Pit orchestra musician
Collaborative musician
Private studio owner/instructor
Production Assitant
Acoustics consultant*
Sound Technician
Music librarian*
Technical music assistant
Music preparation/ supervisor
Production Manager
Music school teacher**
 *with additional certification or degree

Performance Opportunities 



School of Music and Dance scholarships and financial aid are available. For complete information about financial aid, including loans, see the Student Financial Aid and Scholarships section of the UO catalog. 

Take the Next Step

We encourage you to visit us to learn more about our programs and meet current faculty and students. Call us, email us, visit us or apply to the program. We’re here to answer your questions about how a degree in music composition can shape your future and positively impact your community.