This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2023-24.

Minor Requirements

The requirements for the minor are as follows:

Music Theory

Two courses:

Music History

Two courses:

One of the Following


One elective course above the 100 level, excluding performance courses. However,  may serve as an elective.

Performance Ensemble

All music minors must participate in one of the following performance ensembles beginning the semester following declaration of the concentration through graduation: Colgate University Chamber Players, Colgate University Chorus, Colgate University Jazz Ensemble, Colgate University Orchestra. A minimum of four semesters is required, no exceptions for off-campus study.

Music Department

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the  catalog page.