The Music Business / Entrepreneurship degree prepares students for careers in business that are related to the music industry, such as retail, recording/production, publishing, instruction, etc.
Information on how the student might start his/her own business will also be presented.
Part 1: General Education Core
(See Core Studies Requirements)
Part 2: Music Business/Entrepreneurship Major
51-52 credits, 24 in residence. 18 credits upper division. Required:
|MUS 121||Theory I||3|
|MUS 121B||Aural Skills I||1|
|MUS 122||Theory II||3|
|MUS 122B||Aural Skills II||1|
|MUS 221||Theory III||3|
|MUS 221B||Functional Keyboard Skills I||1|
|MUS 222||Theory IV||3|
|MUS 221B||Functional Keyboard Skills II||1|
|MUS 101/201/301||Applied Music||1|
|MUS 102/202/302||Applied Music||1|
|MUS 201/203/301/303/401||Applied Music||1|
|MUS 202/204/302/304/402||Applied Music||1|
|MUS 314 C.C. or MUS 315 W.E.||Concert Choir or Wind Ensemble||1-2|
|MUS 314B C.C. or MUS 315B W.E.||Concert Choir or Wind Ensemble||1-2|
|MUS 314C C.C. or MUS 315C W.E.||Concert Choir or Wind Ensemble||1-2|
|MUS 314D C.C. or MUS 315D W.E.||Concert Choir or Wind Ensemble||1-2|
|MUS/FA 242||Global Worship through the Arts||3|
|MUS 250||Introduction to Audio Recording||2|
|BUS 101||Introduction to Business||2-3|
|OR SE 101||Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship||2-3|
|BUS 211||Financial Accounting||3|
|SE 301||Entrepreneurship Enterprise||3|
|OR BUS 321||Organizational Behavior and Design||3|
|SE 111||Entrepreneurial Leadership in an Urban Context||3|
|OR BUS 310||Management Theory and Practice||3|
|SE 352||Entrepreneurial Project||3|
- Understand the formal, melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, and textural structure of music.
- Recognize historical context as it applies to a broad development of musical styles.
- Evaluate music and music performances and their subsequent roles in each.
- Translate knowledge into skills through rehearsal and performance.
- Prepare music through the accumulated learning received in the classroom.
- Associate the meaning of music in business applications.
- Experiment with music as communication for its social and aesthetic influence.
- Propose the potential of music’s power for concerts, recordings, publishing, and such.
(Updated Sept. 2015)