Music in Global Communities (Minor)

Program Description

Through the Minor in Music in Global Communities (MGC), students explore contemporary global social, cultural, and technological trends relating to long-standing non-Western traditions and cultural practices, while developing their listening and analytical skills. All MGC minors take courses in music theory and practice, as well as additional global music electives. Musical experience is not required.

Minor Declaration

To request declaration of a minor, Steinhardt students should discuss requirements with the minor department’s advising team and complete the Minor Application in Albert. To request declaration of a cross-school minor, Steinhardt students should complete the online Minor Application available in their Albert Student Center. Students may also use the Minor Application in Albert to request cancellation of a Steinhardt or cross-school minor. For questions related to the declaration or cancellation of a minor, students can contact the Steinhardt Advisement and Registration Team at