May 27, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Business Emphasis, Audition Track, Music BS


Please click here  to see general Music & Entertainment Industry Studies information. 

The music business emphasis prepares musicians for careers in such fields as artist management, music publishing, concert promotion, record production, venue management, label promotion, distribution and entertainment law.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Major

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  • The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Music has a competitive application process. Please refer to the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies website for detailed guidelines and information.
  • Students who wish to pursue the music business emphasis, audition track, are required to pass an entrance audition on their primary instrument or voice as part of the application process and to pass varying levels of performance proficiency as part of the curriculum. Please contact the College of Arts & Media at for further information.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. To earn a BS in Music, students must complete musicianship courses, Music & Entertainment Industry Studies core courses and requirements from one of the four emphasis areas: performance, singer/songwriter, music business or recording arts. 
  2. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required for each course applied toward a College of Arts & Media major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of C- (1.7) or lower will not fulfill a major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of P is acceptable for courses in which the only grade available is Pass or Fail.