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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Music, Music Industry Concentration, B.M.


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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 give students an introduction to digital music production technology; to provide specialized career preparation for the contemporary music profession; and to focus on the legal, financial  and ethical aspects of a career in music. The curriculum provides educational experiences that integrate skills and methodologies necessary to manage the artistic, financial, and ethical challenges facing the musician of today.

This concentration offers two separate tracks: Business, for those interested in combining music performance with knowledge of business finance and marketing; and Media/Communications, with a focus on current trends in mass communications and related technology.

Instrumental or vocal audition required by Department of Music for degree program acceptance.

1. 124 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


Capstone project in MUSL 4900  replaces Senior Recital requirement.

Program Notes:


Two Tracks in the Music Industry:  Business Track and Media Communications Track

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Music Industry: Business Track


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Semester Hours: 15

Semester Hours: 15

Senior Year


Fall Semester


Semester Hours: 15

Semester Hours: 15

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124


Distribution of Hours

+ Concentration Courses

SI - Speaking Intensive

WI - Writing Intensive
 

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Music Industry: Media Communication Track


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 15

Senior Year


Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124


Distribution of Hours

+ Concentration Courses

SI = Speaking Intensive

WI = Writing Intensive

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