Apr 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Music and Wellness Minor

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Department Contact:

Director, Center for Fine Arts: Ms. Jessica Campbell

Program Description:

The Music and Wellness Minor, designed for any student regardless of prior formal musical training, allows students to explore the connection between music, mindfulness, and well-being. It also provides opportunities to discover ways to lead evidence-based music and wellness techniques with others.   

This minor is a good match for any musically interested student who will be directly affecting the well-being of other people including (but not limited to) those majoring in Health Sciences, Education, Psychology, Sociology, the Humanities and Social Work. 

Total Credits Required:

15 credits

Requirements: (15 credits)

Choose 3 Music Foundation Credits from the following courses:

Choose 3 Applied Music credits from the following courses:

(MUS 131, 141, 151, and 161 taken for 1 credit and repeatable up to three times each)

  • Comparable private lesson hours on other instruments may be substituted to fulfill the

    Applied Music requirement. These hours must be accrued during your time at SFU and

    only with permission of minor program director.

  • Auditions are NOT required for entry into applied music lessons. Beginners are always


  • Applied music lessons that are taken more than one time are set-up to be progressive in

    nature so that a student may continue to build his/her skills on the instrument with each

    semester of lessons.

Additional Minor Requirements:

  • Attend or perform in a minimum of two Fine Arts related CES events per semester

    (Tracked via CES swipe system) Fall & Spring

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