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Music Business Degree Requirements

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Developing A Christian Mind    3
  DCM 2301  
Economics
6
  ECON 2301 and 2302
English
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 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 KNES 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 [eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
  POLS 2301 American National Government required of all students.  An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology
Speech
3
  COMA 1302
Business Core
33
  ACCT 2301, ACCT 2302; FINA 3301; MANA 3301 (S-L), 3305, 3306, 3308, 4301, 4320; MISM 3301; and MRKT 3301
Music
9
 

MUSI 1300

Fundamentals of Music (or MUSI 1311*)

 
MUSI 1311 Music Theory I (or MUSI 1312*)
MUSI 2305 Music Literature and Fine Arts
* (Specific courses determined by Music Theory Placement Exam)
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  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 Law  
  MUSB 4301  Music Publishing  
 

MUSB 4310 

 OR

MUSB 4320  

 

The Musician as Entrepreneur

Launching an Entrepreneurial Venture in the Music Business

 
 

MUSB 4380

 OR

MUSB 4385 

Seminar in Music

Internship in the Music Industry I (S-L)

 
Electives
0 - 6
  Sufficient to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours.  
   
Total Credit Hours Required
120
 
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required in the major field (business, music, music business), with a letter grade of "C-" or better in each course.
 
Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

 

Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320, Strategies and Problems. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

DBU also offers an Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program (BBA in Music Business/MBA in Management) for qualifying undergraduate students. 

 

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