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The College offers classes in applied music, music theory, music history and music appreciation, both to fulfill a music minor and General Education requirements. Interested students may participate in musical ensembles.

A unique collaboration has been developed with Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), which includes RPO performances on the Brockport campus; an RPO member teaching a music course on campus, and invited musicians presenting lecture-demonstrations. Music courses also serve as a component of the arts for children program. Music classes and the music minor are offered by the Department of Theatre and Music Studies.

Admission to the Program

For admission to the music minor program, students must pass a pretest or successfully complete MUS 105 Introduction to Music.

Program Requirements

The minor in music consists of 18 credits as follows:

Note: Music minors must participate in an ensemble for a minimum of two semesters. Maximum amount of credit for ensemble participation is two credits. Students may participate in ensembles for no credit.