Music, BA (with Emphasis in Management)

Core Music Requirements
MUS 110Public Performance Studies 10
MUS 160Piano Competency, Minor Level0
MUS 170Foundations of Aural Theory2
MUS 172Music Theory I3
MUS 174Music Theory II2
MUS 174LMusic Theory Lab II1
MUS 272Music Theory III2
MUS 272LMusic Theory Lab III1
MUS 2XXPrimary Lessons8
One of three Junior Proficiencies
Junior Proficiency Exam, Vocal
Junior Proficiency Exam, Instrumental
Junior Proficiency Exam, Keyboard
MUS 370Form and Analysis2
MUS 381Music History: Medieval through Baroque3
MUS 382Music History: Classic-20th Century3
Major Ensembles 2
MUS 333Jazz Band0-2
MUS 335Symphonic Chamber Winds0-2
MUS 337Southwest Minnesota Orchestra0-2
MUS 355Chorale0-2
Select six credits of the following Music Electives:6
Survey of World Music
American Music
Popular Music
Chromatic, Post-Tonal, & 20th Century Theory
Chromatic, Post-Tonal, & 20th Century Theory Lab
Elementary School Music Methods and Materials
Secondary Lessons
Ensemble Electives
Core Business Requirements
ACCT 211Principles of Accounting I3
BLAW 305Business Law I: Legal Environment and Contract Law3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
FIN 230Business Statistics I3
FIN 350Managerial Finance3
MGMT 101Introduction to Business3
MGMT 221Computer Concepts and Applications3
MGMT 300Management Principles3
MGMT 323Project Management3
MGMT 495Senior Examination0
MGMT 499Management Internship 31-6
MKTG 301Principles of Marketing3
Select two of the following Business Electives:6
Principles of Accounting II
Introduction to Public Relations
Principles of Macroeconomics
Quality Management
Prod & Oper Management
Supply Chain Management
Human Resource Management
Retail Management
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Total Credits70-83

Students are required to enroll and pass 3 semesters.


Degree candidates need 6 credits of major ensemble for graduation, but are also required to be in a major ensemble every semester while at SMSU except during internships.


Must be taken for 3 credits to meet requirements.

Note: Music Management majors are encouraged to complete their minimum of 120 credit hours with electives that may prove useful in a music management career (i.e., Business, Mathematics, Speech Communications, Foreign Language, etc.)

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