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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

MAVMajors INFO - Music

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Bachelor of Science in Music Industry

Office location -  202 Performing Arts Center
Phone: 507-389-2118

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The Department and Advising

Admission requirements –
1. Admission to Major is granted by the department.

  • Degree Requirements & Policies
    Minimum University admission requirements are:
    1.     a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
    2.     a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C)
    Entering music majors and minors are expected to have substantial musical experience performing with church or school ensembles, or as a soloist. Before admission to the major or minor, music literacy (the ability to read musical notation) must be demonstrated. Though Minnesota State Mankato does offer a course in basic music-reading skills, it is strongly advised that you begin those studies prior to arriving.
  • Is the Music Industry for Me?
  • Auditions

How to declare this major – Contact the Music Department.

The current Undergraduate Catalog for this major –

 Graduate responses 1 year after graduation


What do the experts say about a major in Music

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Search for related books available in the Career Resource Library in the CDC

What Can I Do With A Major In...?

The Princeton Review

College Board




Take action and network with people in the field of Music

On campus clubs

Memorial Library Guides

Professional Organizations-

Read more about Music

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