2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Major with Concentrations in Merchandising or Business Administration


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(85 credits)

Degree Map Business Administration Concentration

Degree Map Merchandising Concentration

Learning Outcomes  

The program merges business and musical expertise, preparing the graduate to enter the music industry with an ability to interact with professionals in both music and business.

Music Courses (61 credits):


Musicianship (3 credits):


History and Literature (9 credits):


Basic Musicianship Course (1 credit):


Secondary Piano (2 credits):


KEYBOARD PROFICIENCY: All music majors must pass a keyboard proficiency examination before graduation. Music Education and Music Business majors must pass the keyboard proficiency examination before their internship or student teaching. Further information about this requirement is available on the school’s web site. 

Note: Piano and organ principals are excused from this requirement but must take two additional hours of music electives.

Performance (8 credits):


Students must enroll in six semesters of performance study.

Choose 2 credits from the following:


Choose 2 credits from the following:


Ensembles (4 credits):


Music majors must participate in ensembles at least seven semesters of their baccalaureate program. After degree requirements are satisfied, ensembles may be taken for zero or one credit.

Two credits from elective ensembles:


Select additional 2 credits (not already taken) from the following:

MUS 109-409;115-315;116-316;169C-369C;217-417;219-419;

253A-453A;253B-453B;253J-453J;253K-453K;253P-453P;253Q-453Q;253S-453S;253T-453T;253W-453W;

259-459;269S-469S;269W-469W;288-488

 

Professional Practice (12 credits):


Event Attendance


A large number of concerts and recitals representing a broad spectrum of musical styles and genres occurs every semester. This resource of musical events is an integral part of a musician’s training. All music majors and minors must attend a specified number of concerts, recitals, and Contemporary Music Festival events before graduation. Information concerning this requirement is available in the school office.

Grade Point Requirement


Before students in the music business concentration may participate in the Professional Practice Program, they music have a grade point average of at least 2.5 in all music courses and in all University work.

All students must also choose one of the following concentrations:


Business Administration Concentration (9 credits)


OR


Music Merchandising Concentration (9 credits):


Degree Map Business Administration


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.20 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

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Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


Degree Map Merchandising


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.20 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

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Spring 1st Year


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Fall 4th Year


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