HEGIS Code: 1004.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 90153
The comprehensive program in Performance provides both a common core of technical studies and foundation for specialized courses in the student’s major area of concentration. Music compositions selected from various styles, periods and composers provide the textual material for the program. A comparative survey of music literature in contrasting styles and media is utilized as an integral approach to the study of harmony, melody, rhythm, counterpoint, instrumentation, texture, and composition. Class performance of relevant music is encouraged and writing skills, aural skills, music analysis, and reading facility are developed in accordance with individual potential.
Students in the Performance program select one of the following concentrations. The 24 credits in the selected concentration, together with the 30 credits in Common Core/Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences, 57 credits in Music Content Specialty and the 6 credits of Electives, constitute the 120-credit requirement for the Bachelor of Music degree.
Music Entertainment Industry Studies Concentration Overview
The Music Entertainment Industry Studies Concentration is designed for students interested in a career in a music-related business field and entertainment industry. Studies include the technical, legal, production, managing, merchandising and licensing aspects of the music business and entertainment industry.
This Concentration assists those graduates who plan to work as artist managers, record and publishing company owners, executives, promoters and producers of music videos to achieve their career goals.
Courses below are required of all students in the Performance Program, Music Entertainment Industry Studies Concentration.
Recommended Sequence of Courses