Music Business Emphasis

The Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Business includes the standard College of Liberal Arts General Education Requirements, the Music Core, an additional 21 hours of music and business coursework, and electives to total 128 credit hours. The core of this emphasis is a traditional music degree, with the same “classical” performance requirements as in the other music emphases. Students with dual interests in music and business will benefit from this degree offering.

Music Core Hours Comments
MUA 2_1 — Studio Instruction in ____ 
  • At least four semesters (x 1.5 cr) at the 200 level.
  • Performance jury must be admitted to 400 level.
MUA 4_1 — Private Lessons  1.5 
MUA 498 — Senior Recital  1.5 
MUA 3xx — Ensembles 
  • Must be on student's primary instrument.
  • At least half must be conducted ensembles.
  • At least one credit must be chamber ensemble.
MU 100 — Intro to Music Literature  Included in GER
MU 106 — Intro to Music Technology 
MU 201 — Music Theory I  Pre-req:  Placement Exam or MU 108 
MU 203 — Musicianship Skills I 
MU 202 — Music Theory II  Pre-req:  MU 201 
MU 204 — Musicianship Skills II  Pre-req:  MU 203 
MU 301 — Music Theory III  Pre-req:  MU 202 
MU 303 — Musicianship Skills III  Pre-req:  MU 204 
MU 311 — Music History I  Pre-req:  MU 301 
MU 312 — Music History II  Pre-req:  MU 301 
MU 325 — Conducting  2 Pre-req:  MU 301 
MU 199 — Concert Attendance  0
  • P/F - Must PASS this course at least seven times before graduation.
  • Transfer students must pass each semester they are in residence at UAH, up to maximum of 7 times. 
TOTAL MUSIC CORE 40 

Music Business Emphasis Hours Comments
MU 110 — Intro to Arts Management 3

 

MU 407 — Internship in Music Business
MKT 301 — Principles of Marketing 3

 

MGT 301 —  Managing Organizations 3

 

FIN 410 — Fin. Issues in Entrepreneurship 3
Choose two of the following: 6
MGT 101 — Intro to Entrepreneurship 
MGT 405 — New Venture Strategies 
MKT 315 — Sales Mgmt. & Prof. Selling 
MKT 420 — Services Marketing

 

TOTAL MUSIC BUSINESS EMPHASIS  21

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum of 128 total credits
  • Minimum of 39 upper-level credits (300 or above)
  • Minimum of 12 upper-level credits at UAH (6 in the major and 6 in the minor)
  • At least 25% of total degree requirements at UAH
  • At least 12 of the last 18 credits at UAH
  • 2.0 GPA in major, 2.0 GPA in minor, and 2.0 overall GPA