Supplement your education while developing your passion for music with a minor in music.
Why Study Music?
As a music minor at USD, you'll explore the history and cultures of music in your own back yard and across the globe while continuing to develop your musical skills. Increased knowledge about music and the opportunity to improve your skills leads to greater enjoyment of music and your development qualities that are extremely attractive to potential employers in all fields.
Degrees & Offerings
A minor in music will supplement any degree as you explore your passions. The 26-credit hour minor focuses on music theory, aural skills, music cultures of the world and other topics related to the musical arts.
Departments & Facilities
Develop the skills necessary to be successful in your musical career while gaining lifelong friends and mentors. Whether you are interested in teaching, music performance or music history — or some combination of the three — the Department of Music will provide you with real-world experiences and connections to help you succeed.