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Music Business - Administration Specialization - AAS

Available on Campus Campus

The Music Business Specialization provides students with the knowledge and experience to gain employment in the exciting fields of the music entertainment industry. Students learn to be music businessmen and women, music arrangers, songwriters, producers and performers. In addition to music business and traditional academic music studies, these programs provide interdisciplinary training in computer based music production technologies, entertainment business strategies, and popular music performance. The commercial music field is where the greatest amount of music industry employment is to be found.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
MUSI 1310 American Music 3
MUSB 1305 Survey of the Music Business 3
MUSC 1335 Commercial Music Software 3
MUSC 1270 Fundamentals of Music Production 2
Semester 2
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
MUSB 2309 The Record Industry 3
MUSB 2355 Legal Aspects of the Entertainment Industry 3
MUSB 2305 Music Publishing 3
MUSC 1405 Live Sound I 4
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
MUSB 2345 Live Music and Talent Management 3
MUSB #3## Approved Music Business Elective 3
XXXX #3## Math/Natural Science Elective 3
MUSB 1391 Special Topics in Music Business 3
Semester 2
XXXX #3## Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
MUSB #3## Approved Music Business/Commercial Music Elective 3
MUSB 1341 Concert Promotion and Venue Management 3
MUSB #3## Approved Music Business/Commercial Music Elective 3
MUSB 2381 Cooperative Education - Music Management (Capstone) 3
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

2. Consult with an advisor to select an appropriate elective.