Music Bachelor of Arts Degrees

The Bachelor of Arts in music is a liberal arts degree for students seeking a breadth of knowledge and experience. Students pursuing this degree will have a minor in another area as well as study in a foreign language. This degree is for those students who enjoy the broader pursuit of the arts and its application in culture today.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music Business is a liberal arts degree for students seeking a breadth of knowledge and experience, including business applications and music management. Students pursuing this degree will no have a minor in another area but will study a foreign language. This degree is for those students who enjoy the broader pursuit of the arts with a focus on music business and its application in culture today.

Music Admissions, Auditions, & Scholarship Information

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Dr. Dee Romines

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Majors

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Business (B.A.)

Minors

  • Music Business (All)

What study Art Degrees at HSU?

Liberal Arts Approach

The requirement for a minor and foreign language study makes this music degree unique.

Careers

Outcomes include graduate school in several areas and preparation for a variety of careers.

Business of Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music Business is a program that encompasses both the business world and the music scenes of today.

Program Details

Required Courses for Bachelor of Arts in Music

  • MUTC 1131/1132, 2131/2132  Ear Training I, II, III, IV
  • MUTC 1133/1134, 2133/2134 Keyboard I, II, III, IV
  • MUTC 1235/1236, 2235/2236 Harmony I, II, III, IV
  • MUTC 2338 Computers in Music
  • MUTC 3231 Form & Analysis
  • MUHL 3241/3242/3243 Music History I/II/III

Performance Principal MUPS

  • MUPS (upper level)
  • Ensembles MUEI/MUEV
  • Ensembles MUEI/MUEV (upper level)

Music upper-level electives

  • CONC 1000 Recital Attendance (6 semesters)
  • COMP 4000 Senior Comps

A music audition is required to be accepted as a Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music Business major.

The B.A. in Music prepares students with a breadth of information and skills that are applicable to a variety of careers in music and other professions.

The B.A. in Music Business prepares students with a breadth of information and skills that are applicable to a variety of careers in music and other professions. Additionally, the degree prepares students to enter the vast arena of music business including training in commercial music, management, recording skills, technology, and business applications.

  • MUTC 1131/1132 Ear Training I & II (2 credits)
  • MUTC 1133/1134 Keyboard I & II (2 credits)
  • MUTC 1235/1236 Harmony I & II (4 credits)
  • MUTC 2131/2132 Ear Training III & IV (2 credits)
  • MUTC 2133/2134 Keyboard III & IV (2 credits)
  • MUTC 2235/2236 Harmony III & IV (4 credits)
  • MUTC 2338 Computers in Music (3 credits)
  • MUTC 3231 Form & Analysis (2 credits)
  • MUHL 3241/3242/3243 Music History I/II/III (6 credits)

Performance Principal MUPS (4 credits)

  • MUPS (upper level) (4 credits)
  • Ensembles MUEI/MUEV (6 semesters)
  • MUSI 3122 Introduction to Conducting (1 credits)
  • CONC 1000 Recital Attendance (6 semesters)

Upper-level Music elective (4 credits)

  • COMP 4000 Senior Comps
  • MUSB 3301 Fine Arts Management (3 credits)
  • MUSB 3302 Introduction to Recording Studio (3 credits)
  • MUSB 3351 Survey of Music Business I (3 credits)
  • MUSB 3352 Survey of Music Business II (3 credits)
  • MUSB 4351 Music Business Internship (3 credits)
  • COMM 3381 Public Relations Feature Writing (3 credits)
  • ACCT 1301 Survey of Accounting (3 credits)
  • BSAD 3303 Business Law (3 credits)
  • ECON 1330 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
  • MKTG 3361 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • MKTG 3371 or MKTG 4361 (3 credits)

This minor provides minimal exposure to include theory, understanding, and music business. The music business minor (MUSB) focuses on gaining knowledge of music in its application to the business world.

Required Courses

  • ECON 1310 Personal Finance – 3
  • MUSB 3301 Introduction to Fine Arts Management – 3
  • MUSB 3321 Music & Entertainment Industry Analysis I – 3
  • MUSB 3322 Music & Entertainment Industry Analysis II – 3
  • MUHL 1301 Music Appreciation – 3
  • MUTC 1331 Fundamentals of Music – 3

TOTAL 18 hours