Program overview

Passionate about music history and culture? The minor in popular music studies at Rider University offers the perfect opportunity to explore your love for sound and gain in-depth knowledge of 20th and 21st-century popular music in a unique context.

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Minor requirements

Our 18-credit minor uses an innovative course of study to offer a comprehensive understanding of popular music, genres, music theory, performance, music production, history and songwriting. 


Popular Music Studies (Minor)

Justin Burton

Associate Professor

Department of Media Arts

Fine Arts Building

jburton [at]

(609) 895-5692

Academic Focus: Music Production

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