Minor in Music Technology

Requirements

  • Students seeking admission to one of the Music Minor Degree Programs must be a full-time Georgia Tech student or have transferred from another institution.
  • Written application and interview required – no formal audition

  • Complete 15 credit hours of course requirements (curriculum below).
Foundation Course Options
Select two courses from the following:6
MUSI 2010Funds of Musicianship I3
MUSI 2011Funds of Musicianship II3
MUSI 2525Intro to Audio Tech I3
MUSI 2526Intro to Audio Tech II3
Course Options
Select three courses from the following:
Survey-Music Technology
Intro-Computer Music
Integrat Mus Multimedia
Mus Tech Hist&Repertoire
Computational Mus Anly
Comp Music Composition
Dig Signal Process-Music
Music Recording & Mixing
Music & Sound Design
Music Interface Design
Music Percep & Cognition
Undergraduate Research
Special Topics
Total Credit Hours18
  • All courses counting toward the minor must be taken on a letter-grade basis.
  • All courses used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of Special Topics courses may be included in a minor program or the student may complete 3 credit hours of Special Topics and 3 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research. Students may not use 6 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for a minor.
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor. This includes courses taken at another institution or credit earned through the AP or IB program, assuming the scores meet Georgia Tech minimum standards.
  • It is the major advisor’s responsibility to verify that students are using only courses from the designated block(s) from the student’s major field of study that are allowed to satisfy a minor program, that they are not using any Core Area A-E courses (including humanities and social sciences), and that they are not using any courses for more than one minor or certificate. Any free elective course used to satisfy the course requirements of the student’s major degree program may also be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor.

For additional information please contact the Music Minor Coordinator, Mr. Benjamin Diden: benjamin.diden@music.gatech.edu or 404.894.8964. Alternatively, you can contact the Administrative Coordinator, Corissa Jones at corissa.jones@music.gatech.edu or 404.894.8949.

Minor Program of Study & Guidelines
Program of Study - Music Technology

Ensemble Performance

The Music Minor and Music Performance Minors require a minimum of 3 semesters in ONE of the following ensemble tracks and must be completed at the MUSI 3000 level or above. Therefore, a student must be enrolled in the ensemble for three semesters during their junior and senior years. The ensemble tracks include:

  • Wind Ensemble and/or Concert Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Orchestra
  • Chorale and/or Chamber Choir and/or Men’s Glee Club

Ensemble Clarification

Please note that Instrumental Chamber Ensembles do not apply to the Ensemble Performance course curriculum requirements.

Minor in Music Performance - Plan of Study

Written application and formal audition required.

Fundamentals of Musicianship
MUSI 2010Funds of Musicianship I3
MUSI 2011Funds of Musicianship II3
Music Technology
Select 9 credit hours from the following: 19
Intro-Computer Music
Integrat Mus Multimedia
Streaming Media
Music Recording & Mixing
Music & Sound Design
Music Interface Design
Total Credit Hours15
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Approved by the Music Minor Coordinator

  • All courses counting toward the minor must be taken on a letter-grade basis.
  • All courses used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of Special Topics courses may be included in a minor program or the student may complete 3 credit hours of Special Topics and 3 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research. Students may not use 6 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for a minor.
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor. This includes courses taken at another institution or credit earned through the AP or IB program, assuming the scores meet Georgia Tech minimum standards.
  • It is the major advisor’s responsibility to verify that students are using only courses from the designated block(s) from the student’s major field of study that are allowed to satisfy a minor program, that they are not using any Core Area A-E courses (including humanities and social sciences), and that they are not using any courses for more than one minor or certificate. Any free elective course used to satisfy the course requirements of the student’s major degree program may also be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor.