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Music Administration

The Music Administration major prepares the student for careers in music publishing, music and instrument merchandising and arts management. A handbook is available from the Music Department Office which contains all the requirements for the major.

General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements.

55-58 credits as follows:
0 credits:
MUS 010, 020, 030, 040, 050, 060, 070 Concert Attendance, 0 cr.

32 credits:
MUS 211 Music Theory I, 3 cr.
MUS 212 Music Theory II, 3 cr.
MUS 281 Introduction to the Music Industry, 3 cr.
MUS 282 Promotion & Marketing in Music, 3 cr.
MUS 301 History and Literature of Music I, 3 cr.
MUS 302 History and Literature of Music II, 3 cr.
MUS 303 Music Since 1900, 2 cr.
MUS 311 Music Theory III, 3 cr.
MUS 312 Music Theory IV, 3 cr.
MUS 381 Legal Issues in Music, 3 cr.
MUS 382 Practicum in Music Administration, 3 cr.

7 credits from the following:
MUS 104 Beginning Voice Class, 1 cr.
MUS 121, 122, 221, 222, 321, 322, 421, 422 Voice, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 131, 132, 231, 232, 331, 332, 431, 432 Keyboard: Piano and Organ, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 141, 142, 241, 242, 341, 342, 441, 442 Strings, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 151, 152, 251, 252, 351, 352, 451, 452 Woodwinds, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 161, 172, 271, 272, 371, 372, 471, 472 Brass, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 171, 172, 271, 272, 371, 372, 471, 472 Percussion, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 376 Junior Recital, ½ cr.

1 credit:
MUS 476 Senior Recital, 1 cr.

2 credits: Piano (except piano majors)
MUS 111 Beginning Keyboard Class, 1 cr.
MUS 112 Keyboard Class II, 1 cr.

7 credits:
MUS 107 Women's Chorale, 0-1 cr.
MUS 130 Collegiate Wind Ensemble, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 140 Chamber Ensemble, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 150 Orchestra, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 170 Jazz Ensemble, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 209 Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 0-1 cr.
MUS 220 Chamber Singers, 0-1 cr.

3 credits:
MUS 497 Internship in Music Administration, 1-3 cr.

3-6 credits*from the following:
MUS 202 American Music, 3 cr.
MUS 203 Jazz Survey, 3 cr.
MUS 224 Beginning Conducting, 2 cr.
MUS 226 Choral Conducting, 2 cr.
MUS 234 Instrumental Conducting, 2 cr.
MUS 411 Arranging, 1 cr.
or
Acceptable substitutes

* Electives are determined by the academic advisor and the student, and are selected in accordance with the particular areas of the music industry that the student intends to pursue. There should be a total of at least 9 credits of electives from music and from business administration or public relations courses.

One of the following minors is required

Business administration minor
18 credits:
ACC 201 Financial Accounting, 3 cr.
BUA 350 Business Law, 3 cr.
ECO 201 Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
MGT 213 Principles of Management, 3 cr.
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing, 3 cr.

TEC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology, 3 cr.

Public relations minor
24 credits as follows:
18 credits:
COM 100 Introduction to Communication, 3 cr.
COM 202 Writing for Media, 3 cr.
COM 215 Introduction to Public Relations, 3 cr.
COM 232 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
COM 302 Intercultural Communication, 3 cr.
COM 315 Public Relations Writing and Practice, 3 cr.

6 credits:
COM Electives (must be at the 300-400 level)

3.11GPA

Fun Fact

In comparison to colleges in the area, the average GPA of incoming first year students at Marian is 3.11 (Source: Marian University Office of Institutional Research, Incoming Class of 2013-14).

Campus Info

Marian University - Main Campus
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

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