Minor in Music and Health
In this program, students explore the intersections between music, health, and overall wellbeing. Students take core requirements that establish breadth of understanding of the field by providing a cultural, neuroscience, social science, and applied perspective. This program will support musicians and community leaders looking to develop beginning knowledge and skills in research, program development, community engagement, and/or entrepreneurship within the music and health landscape, and includes professional opportunities in community and medical-based settings.
None; this minor is open to all B.M. and P.D.M. students. Submit the Declaration of Major/Minor form to the Music Therapy Department. See detailed instructions in the Registration Guide.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will:
- examine the scientific and cultural underpinnings for the use of arts-based experiences to impact health outcomes
- explore trends in practice and underlying ethical frameworks that are part of the professional toolkit of artists who use arts-based experiences to promote public health outcomes
- demonstrate beginning skills sets in arts-based research engagement for program/product development; and
- articulate the value of multidisciplinary collaboration for arts-based health promotion.
Core Courses (take two courses; 5 credits):
Electives (select three courses up to 6 credits):