The Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Industry Studies combines the study of music with business courses and provides students with the tools to build careers in the multi-faceted music business. Careers covered in this major include: recording engineer, entertainment attorney, publisher, songwriter, record producer, personal manager, record label executive, music editor, film composer, concert promoter, talent agent, studio owner, professional musician, arranger, musical director, and recording artist. In order to graduate, degree candidates will demonstrate the acquisition of essential musical skills, including functional proficiency in one instrument, arranging skills, and a solid grasp of current music technology tools; they will also successfully complete two Music Industry Internships. For more information on this program, contact Professor Jim Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A. Musicianship (31 credit hours):
• MUSI 1321 Music Theory I (3) • MUSI 1322 Music Theory II (3) • MUSI 2323 Music Theory III (3)
• MUSI 3324 Music Theory IV (3)
• MUSI 1111 Keyboard Skills I (1) • MUSI 1121 Keyboard Skills II (1) • MUSI 2110 Keyboard Skills III (1)
• MUSI 2120 Keyboard Skills IV (1); includes Keyboard Proficiency Exam
• MUSI 3341 Music History I (3) • MUSI 3342 Music History II (3)
• MUSI 3348 Studies in World Music OR • MUSI 3351 Music in Asian Theater
B. Applied Music (16 credit hours):
• 6 credit hours of major ensembles: Chorale (MUEN 1131), Orchestra (MUEN 1185), or Band (MUEN 1140 and MUEN 1185)
C. Music Industry courses (26 credit hours):
• MUST 4359 Internship in Music Industry Studies (3)
D. Business Courses (18 credit hours):
OR • BMGT 4355 Organizational Behavior & Leadership (3) - Prereq. BMGT 3340
E. Core Curriculum: 40 required credit hours of General Studies (see university Core as specified in the applicable catalog)
A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for graduation, with no less than 36 upper division (3000-4000 level) courses. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all requirements for the degree are fulfilled as stated in the undergraduate catalog.