Feb 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Music, Music Industry Concentration with Business Track, BM


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Curriculum Requirements


The Music Industry Concentration is designed to acquaint students with the concepts and methodologies of the music industry; to provide excellence in specialized career preparation for the contemporary music profession; and to focus upon legal, financial  and ethical aspects of a career in music by providing educational experiences that interrelate skills and methodologies necessary to manage the artistic, financial, and ethical challenges facing the musician of today. This concentration contains two track areas: one in business for those interested in combining music performance with knowledge in the financial and business areas of the industry; the other in media, which emphasizes the communications aspects of the industry. Each track consists of 21 hours of electives.

  1. Complete a minimum of 128 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.
  2. Complete the General Education Curriculum (GEC) Program. See “General Education Curriculum ” section in this catalog.

Additional Requirements:


Elective courses may be selected upon consultation with and consent of the faculty advisor.

  1. Enrollment in an applied music primary course in the freshman and sophomore semesters.
  2. Enrollment in a musical ensemble in the freshman and sophomore semesters.
  3. Enrollment in workshops/recitals each semester.
  4. Piano Proficiency Examination, with passing grades in all five areas of keyboard skill.

Note(s):


THE FACULTY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AMEND THE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND POLICIES OF THE CONCENTRATIONS IN MUSIC INDUSTRY, SACRED MUSIC, AND ETHNOMUSICOLOGY.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Music Liberal Arts - Music Industry Concentration Business Track


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Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Semester Hours: 15

Semester Hours: 15

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 125


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