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    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog of Courses 
    
2022-2023 Catalog of Courses

Music Business Major


REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN MUSIC BUSINESS:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 33


See Liberal Arts Core  for course choices

First-Year Launch Course FLC FLC 100  (Credits:1)
     
Communication CO1/CO2 COMP 150 p and any one approved
        or CO2course (Credits: 6)
  CO2/CO3 Any one approved CO2p course and any one approved
    CO3p course (Credits: 6)
     
Mathematics MA1 MATH 105 p (Credits: 3)
     
Arts & Humanities AH Any one approved AH course (Credits: 3)
     
Arts & Humanities AH One additional approved AH course (Credits: 3)
     
History HI Any one approved HI course (Credits: 3)
     
Social & Behavioral Sciences SS Any one approved SS course (Credits: 3)
     
AH/HI/SSb AH or HI or SS One additional approved AHb or HIb or SSb course (Credits: 3)
     
Natural & Physical Sciences SC1 Any one approved SC1 course (Credits: 4)
  SC1 or SC2 Any one approved SC1 or SC2 course (Credits: 3-4)

Major Requirements - Credits: 72


Audition/Performance/ Recital:


  • All students majoring in music will be required to pass an entrance audition and theory placement exam.
  • Music majors must also successfully pass an individual performance exam during the SECOND semester they are enrolled in MU 209. This is a juried exam occurring within the student’s applied music course that term. Most often this will occur during the second semester of the sophomore year.
  • Students must present a half recital of at least 30 minutes duration during the senior year.

Applied Music:


Complete a minimum of eight (8) credits of applied music courses (MU 109(A-I), MU 209(A-I), MU 309(A-I), MU 409 (A-1)). At least four (4) credits must be upper division. One (1) applied course is required each semester of residency. g

Major Ensembles:


Complete a minimum of eight (8) credits of ensemble courses. At least four (4) credits must be upper division. One (1) ensemble course is required each semester of residency.

Music Literature/Concert Attendance:


Attendance at scheduled recitals and concerts and at regularly scheduled listening labs is required each semester.

Complete one (1) course from the following:


Free Electives - Credits: Variable


Chosen in conjunction with your academic advisor to assure that the total graduation credit requirement for this program is met.  

Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 33 credits or who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.

Upper Division Requirement - Credits: 36


Among the total required courses, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses. This major may require additional courses to meet the upper division requirement.

Course Information


Prior to course registration, students should review all courses for prerequisites, minimum prerequisite grade requirements and minimum class standing.

This course fulfills both a Major Program Core requirement and a Liberal Arts Core requirement.  It may also be used to fulfill a Major Program elective.  To complete the degree in the specified total credits for graduation, students must use this course to fulfill the major requirements.  If the course is noted as an elective option, it may be used to satisfy a Major Program elective requirement and a Liberal Arts Core requirement.  Credits for this course are counted in the Liberal Arts Core section of the curriculum listing but are not counted in the Major Requirements total.

Additional Program Notes


e Students who demonstrate piano proficiency are not required to complete these courses.

g Music majors must obtain at least a C- in all music (MU) courses that count towards their major.

h All students majoring in music will be required to pass an entrance audition and theory placement exam. Music majors must also successfully pass an individual performance exam during the semester they are enrolled in MU 229  . This is a juried exam occurring within the student’s applied music course that term. Most often this will occur during the second semester of the sophomore year.

i All music majors must satisfy a piano proficiency requirement before taking MU 349  or MU 423  . Students with adequate skills may petition to take the examination and may receive credit for the appropriate courses. Those with less background must take a piano placement test and in their freshman year enroll in the proper course in the piano class sequence MU 103A MU 104 MU 203  and MU 204  . Successful completion of this sequence with a grade of A or B also satisfies the piano proficiency requirement.

TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120


All curricular requirements for the Liberal Arts Core and at least one major must be met. Many students choose to use free electives to complete the requirements for a certificate, minor or teacher licensure.

A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.

Students must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 and a minimum grade point average of 2.00 for those courses accepted to meet the requirements for the major, a certificate or minor.

A minimum of 30 credits must be completed at Fort Lewis College. College-sponsored off-campus academic experiences are considered “in residence.”