Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree:
B.B.A. in Music Business/M.B.A.
Degree Requirements

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The Bachelor of Business Administration in Music Business and the Master of Business Administration Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree is a 156-credit hour program. Graduates will receive both a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Music Business and a Master of Business Administration chosen from available concentration options. The program is designed to equip and transform students to be servant leaders with the knowledge and skills to increase job security, to position themselves for advancement within their own organizations, and for future employment and leadership opportunities.

Undergraduate Requirements
  B.B.A.
General Studies Courses:  
Developing a Christian Mind
3
  DCM 2301
English
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
History
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
Mathematics
6
 

MATH 1307 and 1308

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics.  
Religion
9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.  
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
 

POLS 2301 and an additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology.

 
Speech
3
  COMA 1302  
TOTAL General Studies Requirements 45-49
B.B.A. in Music Business
Required Business Courses 30
  ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting
FINA 3301 Corporate Financial Management
MANA 3301 Principles of Management (S-L)
MANA 3305 Managerial Statistics
MANA 3306 Management Communication
MANA 4301 Operations and Quality Management
MANA 4320 Strategy and Problems in Management
MISM 3301 Information Systems for Management
MRKT 3301 Principles of Marketing
Music 9
  MUSI 1300 Fundamentals of Music OR MUSI 1311 Music Theory I*
MUSI 1311 Music Theory I OR MUSI 1312 Music Theory II*
(*Specific course determined by Theory Placement Exam)
MUSI 2305 Introduction to Music Literature and Fine Arts
Music Business Courses 24
  ENTR 4330 New Venture Creation
MUSB 2301 Introduction to the Music Business
MUSB 3301 History of Commercial Music
MUSB 3310 Inside the Recording Industry
MUSB 3311 Introduction to the Recording Studio
MUSB 3380  Copyright and Intellectual Property Law
MUSB 4301  Music Publishing
MUSB 4385 Internship in the Music Industry I (S-L)
Electives
5-9
  • In order to satisfy the “Undergraduate only” portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.
  • For this accelerated degree, a minimum of 117 Undergraduate credit hours is required.
  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 3 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor’s degrees. This equates to a total of 39 Undergraduate upper-level credit ours required.
Total Undergraduate Hours
117
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses (3 hours) 3
  ECON 5311 Managerial Economics (Macroeconomics and Microeconomics – MBA Foundational Course)
TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED
120
Remaining Graduate Requirements
MBA Core Curriculum
24
  ACCT 6321 Managerial Accounting
FINA 6301 Corporate Finance
MANA 6302 Quantitative Analysis for Managers
MANA 6310 Leadership in Management
MANA 6320 Business Ethics
MANA 6341 Strategic Management Decisions (S-L) (Capstone course)
MISM 6314 Management Information Systems
MRKT 6301 Creative Problem Solving for
Marketing Decisions (S-L)
 
MBA Concentration (12 hours)
(Choose 4 courses from available MBA concentrations)
12
 
TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED
36
 
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE
156
 
(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

 

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