Academics

Music Industry

This music industry area of study is a unique opportunity for students to engage in courses from areas of marketing, multimedia, communications, and music business. Unlike other music business areas of study, this area of study is available to students without prior music training who would like to work in the entertainment industry, but not as a musician. This program will prepare students for transfer to a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in a similar field.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II 3
COMM 110
or
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 
or
3
COMM 212PUBLIC SPEAKING 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *6
ECON 111PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
MATHEMATICS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *3 to 4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *3 to 4
MUS 148INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN MUSIC 3
HUMANITIES 3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 120INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC BUSINESS 3
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BUS 110INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
BUS 200HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS 3
MCOMM 230ONLINE MEDIA PROMOTION FOR CREATIVE ARTISTS 3
MCOMM 113INTRODUCTION TO RADIO, TV, AND EMERGING MEDIA 3
MCOMM 110INTRODUCTION TO MASS MEDIA 3
MM 140MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION I 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree

 

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1MCOMM 110, ENGL 110, MATHEMATICS, MUS 148, BUS 110
Spring Semester 1MCOMM 113, ACCTG 120, MUS 120, ENGL 111, Social Science
Fall Semester 2MM 140, COMM 110 or 212, ECON 111, Life Science, Humanities/Fine Arts
Spring Semester 2MCOMM 230, BUS 200, Physical Science, Social Science, Humanities

Program Contact Information

Arts and Behavioral Sciences Department
Room 124A
(309) 694-5113