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  • B.A. Degree in Music Industry and Entertainment Studies
  • Music

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.M. Degree in Music Industry (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    MUS 107A Music Theory I (2)
    MUS 107B Aural Skills I (1)
    MUS 108A Music Theory II (2)
    MUS 108B Aural Skills II (1)
    MUS 207A Music Theory III (2)
    MUS 207B Aural Skills III (1)
    MUS 208 Music Theory IV (2)
    MUS 240 American Music (3)
    MUS 300 Basic Conducting (2)
    MUS 316 World Music Survey (3)
    MUS 344 History of European Art Music Since 1700 (3)
    MUS 374 Instrumental/Choral Arranging (2)
    MUS 217 Pop/Rock Music for Non-Majors (3) or
    MUS 215 History of Jazz (3)


    Requirements

    (29 Credits)

    In addition to the following courses, students must earn four credits in ensembles (MUS 328), and four credits of lessons in the primary performance area (two of which must be at the 200 level or higher). Students must earn at least 3 credits of MUS 469 Internship.

    MUS 150C Class Piano III (1)
    MUS 151 Basic Commercial Keyboard (1)
    MUS 184 Introduction to Audio Production (3)
    MUS 167 Intro to Copyright and Trademark (3)
    MUS 266 Legal and Ethical Issues in Music (3)
    MUS 267 Negotiation and Drafting Entertainment Contracts (3)
    MUS 365 Practicum (1)
    MUS 371 Projects in Pre-Production (1)
    MUS 461 Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship (2)
    MUS 469 Internship (1-12)


    Restricted Electives

    (15 Credits)

    Choose one of the following sequences:

    MUS 281 Studio Production I (2)
    MUS 284 Live Audio Production (2)
    MUS 381 Studio Production II (2)
    MUS 481 Projects in Studio Production (1)
    MUS 484 Projects in Sound Reinforcement and Concert Recording (1-2)

    OR

    BUS 229 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3)
    BUS 232 Entrepreneurial Marketing (3)
    MUS 466 Artist and Venue Management (3)

    AND

    Choose six credits from any combination of the following (all may be repeated for credit except MUS 187):

    MUS 187 Jazz Fundamentals (2)
    MUS 25x Music Performance Lesson (1)
    MUS 35x Music Performance Lesson (1)
    MUS 45x Music Performance Lesson (1)
    MUS 328 Ensemble (1)
    MUS 371 Proj. in Pre-Production (1)


    Electives

    Students must complete 7-8 credits selected from the following course list:

    BUS 229 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3)
    BUS 232 Entrepreneurial Marketing (3)
    BUS 309 Building a Workable Business Plan (3)
    CMST 301 Business and Professional Communication (3)
    CSIS 316 Ethics in the Information Age (3)
    FILM 172 Video Production (3)
    FILM 281 Film Appreciation (3)
    FILM 284 Beginning Filmmaking (3)
    FILM 384 Techniques of Film Directing (4)
    GCOM 266 Introduction to Multimedia (3)
    GCOM 366 Dreamweaver/CSS (3)
    GCOM 368 Multimedia Authoring with Flash (3)
    MUS 281 Studio Production I (2)
    MUS 284 Live Audio Production (2)
    MUS 303 Western Traditions to 1750 (3)
    MUS 304 Western Traditions since 1750 (3)
    MUS 364 Survey of Film Music (3)
    MUS 267 Negotiating and Drafting Music and Entertainment Contracts (3)
    MUS 373 The Art and Craft of Popular Songwriting (3)
    MUS 466 Artist and Venue Management (3)
    MUS 481 Projects in Studio Production (1)
    MUS 484 Projects in Sound Reinforcement and Concert Recording (1-2)