Music Department


Music Subjects

The Music subjects described in the MIT Course Catalogue are grouped within six areas: Introductory, History/Literature, Theory/Composition, Performance, Special Topics/Advanced Subjects, and Music and Media. Although most students start with introductory subjects, those who have vocal or instrumental training or extensive exposure to music are encouraged to begin at a higher starting level. For the most up-to-date information about requirements and subject offerings, consult Music and Theater Arts Headquarters, 4-246 (

To go to the MIT Course Catalogue section for the Music Program (Course 21M) click here.

Some of my favorite classes these last four years have been Music classes, and I know that you’ll find the same thing to be true. Enjoy!”

Jessica O. Young ’06