The Bachelor of Music degree with Emphasis in Music Management provides a comprehensive professional music degree that combines intensive study of classical music with studies in music management, including music publishing, copyright, licensing, income and royalty stream analysis, business fundamentals and general education classes. Each student will complete a self-designed Senior Music Project which demonstrates their proficiency in the major field. Students must complete a minimum of 120 units with a Pacific cumulative and program grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn the Bachelor of Music degree with a major in music management.
Bachelor of Music Major in Music Management
Students must complete a minimum of 120 units with a Pacific cumulative and program grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn the bachelor of music degree with a major in music management.
I. General Education Requirements
For more details, see General Education
Minimum 28 units and 9 courses that include:
A. CORE Seminars (2 courses)
|CORE 001||Problem Solving & Oral Comm||3|
|CORE 002||Writing and Critical Thinking||4|
Note: 1) CORE Seminars cannot be taken for Pass/No Credit. 2) Transfer students with 28 or more transfer credits taken after high school are exempt from both CORE seminars.
B. Breadth Requirement (7 courses, at least 3 units each)
|At least one course from each of the following areas:|
Artistic Process & Creation
Civic & Global Responsibility
Language & Narratives
World Perspectives & Ethics
Note: 1) No more than 2 courses from a single discipline can be used to meet the Breadth Requirement.
C. Diversity and Inclusion Requirement
|All students must complete Diversity and Inclusion coursework (at least 3 units)|
Note: 1) Diversity and Inclusion courses can also be used to meet the breadth category requirements, or major or minor requirements.
D. Fundamental Skills
|Students must demonstrate competence in:|
Quantitative Analysis (Math)
Note: 1) Failure to satisfy the fundamental skills requirements by the end of four semesters of full-time study at the University is grounds for academic disqualification.
II. Major Requirements
|MAPP 010 Applied Music *||8|
|MMGT 005||Introduction to Music Industry Technology||1|
|MMGT 010||First-Year Seminar in Music Management||1|
|MMGT 011||Music, Entertainment in U.S. Society||4|
|MMGT 021A||Follow the Money I||4|
|MMGT 050||Music Industry Forum (Must be take twice)||1|
|MMGT 090||Portfolio Review I||0|
|MMGT 100||Music Publishing||3|
|MMGT 106||Sound Recording Fundamentals||3|
|MMGT 111||Music Industry Analysis||4|
|MMGT 181||Senior Music Project Proposal||1|
|MMGT 186||Senior Music Project||1|
|MMGT 187||Music Management Internship (Must take at least two units)||1-4|
|MMGT 190A||Portfolio Review II||0|
|MMGT 190B||Portfolio Review III||0|
|MMGT 190C||Portfolio Presentation||1|
|MMGT 196||Music Industry Career Development||2|
|MMGT 199||Music Management Exit Examination||1|
|Supportive Courses in Music|
|MCOM 032||Diatonic Harmony||3|
|MCOM 033||Chromatic Harmony||3|
|MCOM 042||Musicianship I||1|
|MCOM 043||Musicianship II||1|
|MAPP 001D||Class Piano +||1|
|Select 8 units from the following:||8|
|University Symphony Orchestra|
|Symphonic Wind Ensemble|
|MCOM 009||Introduction to Music Technology||1|
|MPER 054||Dean's Seminar||1|
|MHIS 011||Survey of Music History I||3|
|MHIS 012||Survey of Music History II||3|
Students repeat MAPP 010 in order to have a total of 8 units.
Must take two semesters of MAPP 001D.
Maintain/develop musical and supporting skills as needed to interact with performance musicians.
- In a recording studio or live performance setting, show facility with musical concepts and equipment.
- Play primary instrument in ensemble and solo performance
Analytical, Problem-Solving and Communicative Skills
- Access, analyze, evaluate, synthesize and present information using a variety of methods including computer-based media.
- Make informed judgments and solve problems using evidence and reasoned analysis in the context of music industry topics.
- Adapt message and media to the audience.
Fundamental Music Industry Theory and Practice
- Use basic understanding of music industry business, legal, marketing and operational practices to articulate and recommend consideration of viable change to an existing business strategy.
Select and Use Technology
Stay abreast of and use technology to carry out music management tasks.
- Select and use the current range of professional office management computer software to complete office-related tasks.
- Identify, learn, and appropriately apply available emerging technologies in the music and entertainment-based industry, especially as they relate to the creation, promotion and distribution of intellectual property.
Engage in entrepreneurial activities that apply critical knowledge of the music industry.
- Demonstrate understanding of the overall functions and structures of the current music industry including copyright law, publishing, contracts, and licensing
- Identify and analyze major trends and events in the history of the music industry
- Identify general aspects of the various niches within the industry.
- Distinguish/describe the structure and operations within the student’s industry area of interest.
- Use knowledge of the music industry niches, structures, and trends to articulate a clear and reasoned approach to pursuing one’s own career and personal objectives
- Proactively articulate and engage in networking opportunities
Identify ethical conflicts and articulate how own values are connected to the application of professional standards of conduct.
- Identify sources of ethical conflicts in case examples
- Analyze and explain professional standards of ethical conduct in the music industry
- Articulate sources of own values and connect to decision-making preferences
Demonstrate interpersonal skills critical for success in team or collaborative environments.
- Articulate organizational structures typical to the music industry that shape decision-making
- Identify when collaborative decisions and/or teamwork is needed
- Draw out the perspectives of others critical to the task and decision-making
- Seek and use input from others to develop joint and sustainable initiatives and problem solutions
- Set-up meetings (or other coordination opportunities) and monitor and appropriately work with time constraints on team problem solving
- As needed, facilitate consensus by summarizing different opinions and articulating a perspective on pro and cons and/or compromise