Minor in Music

About the Music Minor

Whether you've been playing since you were young or you're just discovering your musical abilities, our program embraces you. We believe everyone has a unique melody to add to our chorus. In our Music Minor program, you'll find a place where you are inspired to grow and a home for your musical aspirations. Welcome to our Music Minor program—you belong here.

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Why Study Music at CWU?

A music minor can complement a wide range of other fields, from psychology and history to mathematics and computer science, by fostering creativity, critical thinking, and a global cultural understanding.

Whether you're a skilled musician or a beginner, studying music can deepen your appreciation of the art form and provide a rewarding, expressive outlet.

Study Music at CWU

Amplify your musical abilities with a Music Minor at CWU. Explore your passion for music and gain a valuable credential..

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


Each year, the Music Department gives over $250,000 in scholarships and waivers for incoming and returning students. To learn more, check out our Music Scholarship Information.

We offer many ensemble opportunities in a wide range of instrumental combinations, styles, and proficiencies. From our large symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, or premier vocal group, to our small Jazz combos and brass quintets, there is an ensemble for you. For a full list of ensembles, reference our CWU Music Ensemble Opportunities.

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