Jul 19, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 1010  -  Music Theory I ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX1 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 2110  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing I ( 2 )  

MUSL 1050  -  Secondary Class Piano I ( 1 )  

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

MUSL 1000  -  Survey of Music ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

MUSL 1220  -  Music Theory II ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX2 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 2120  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing II ( 2 )  

MUSL 1060  -  Secondary Class Piano II ( 1 )  

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

MATH 1080  -  Mathematics for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ( 3 )  

PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 2210  -  Music Theory III ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX3 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3110  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing III ( 1 )  

MUSL 1070  -  Intermediate Secondary Class Piano I ( 1 )  

MUSL 2405  -  Introduction to Music Literature ( 2 )  

HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

MUSL 2220  -  Music Theory IV ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX4 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3410  -  History of Music I ( 2 )  

MUSL 1080  -  Intermediate Secondary Class Piano II ( 1 )  

+  MUSL 3860  -  Acoustics and Introduction to Music Technology ( 3 )  

ACCT 2400  -  Principles of Accounting I ( 3 )  

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 3420  -  History of Music II ( 3 )  

+  MUSL 3000  -  Commercial Music ( 2 )  

+  MUSL 3870  -  Production I ( 3 )  

Social Science GEC Requirement (3)

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Electives (3)

+  MKT 3210  -  Principles of Marketing ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

MUSL 4600  -  Seminar in Contemporary Music ( 3 )  

+  MUSL 4860  -  Production II ( 3 )  

+  ECON 2100  -  Principles of Microeconomics ( 3 )  

Science GEC Requirement (3)

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Electives (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+  MUSL 4210  -  Music and Arts Management ( 3 )  

+  MUSL 3800  -  The Music Industry ( 3 )  

+  MKT 3350  -  Promotion Management ( 3 )  

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Electives (3)

Science GEC Requirement (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

+  MUSL 4870  -  Post-Production ( 4 )  

+  MUSL 4900  -  Seminar in the Music Industry ( 3 )  

+  ECON 2200  -  Principles of Macroeconomics ( 3 )  

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Electives (2)

Foreign Language II (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

Distribution of Hours

+ Concentration Courses

SI - Speaking Intensive

WI - Writing Intensive
 

 

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