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.
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.