Music Technology and Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Arts (BA)
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide professional training for students who aim to succeed as creative entrepreneurs, performers, songwriters, engineers, and producers in the music industry. This program includes a contemporary music curriculum that addresses the dynamic and changing landscape of the music profession. Additionally, this degree includes courses from Engineering and Business to provide relevant training in this emerging field. The advancements in technology impact how music is performed, consumed, produced and marketed, and there is an abundance of opportunity for today’s musician not addressed in traditional undergraduate music degree programs.
Note: two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college-level foreign language is required.
|Required Non-Credit Music Component|
|MUSC 110||CONVOCATION AND RECITAL ATTENDANCE (must be repeated each term)||0|
|Required Music Courses|
& MUSC 102
& MUSC 103
|MUSIC THEORY I|
and MUSIC THEORY II
and MUSIC THEORY III
& MUSC 105
& MUSC 106
|SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS|
and SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS II
and SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS III
|MUSC 120||PIANO CLASS I FOR MAJORS||1|
& MUSC 362
|SOUND RECORDING ARTS I|
and SOUND RECORDING ARTS II
& MUSC 364
|DIGITAL AUDIO EDITING I|
and DIGITAL AUDIO EDITING II
|MUSC 366||DATA-TO-MUSIC SONIFICATION||3|
|MUSC 367||3-D AUDIO||3|
|MUSC 386||SOUND SPACES||3|
& MUSC 411
|AUDIO ENGINEERING AURAL SKILLS|
and AUDIO MASTERING TECHNIQUES
|MUSC 493||MUSIC OUTREACH||1-3|
|Required Supporting Courses|
& DESN 385
and ADVANCED DIGITAL SOUND
|ENTP 387||BUSINESS STARTUP RESEARCH||4|
|ENTP 388||LEARNING FROM OTHERS: ENTREPRENEURIAL CASE ANALYSIS||4|
|ENTP 389||BUSINESS FEASIBILITY: PLAN AND PITCH||4|
|Required Ensembles–may be repeated as electives|
|MUSE 340||SYMPHONIC CHOIR||1|
|MUSE 341||CONCERT CHOIR||1|
|MUSE 321||WIND ENSEMBLE||1|
|MUSE 322||SYMPHONIC BAND||1|
|MUSE 362||CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES||1|
|Electives–choose from the following or consult with your advisor||9|
|INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE|
|COMMERCIAL VOICE LESSON|
|INSTRUCTION ON VOICE OR INSTRUMENT|
|AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: 1920 AND BEYOND|
|MUSIC INDUSTRY FORUM|
|Required Senior Capstone|
|MUSC 490||SENIOR CAPSTONE||4|
- Minimum Credits—180 cumulative credit hours
- 60 upper-division credits (300 level or above)
- 45 credits in residence (attendance) at Eastern, with at least 15 upper-division credits in major in residence at Eastern
- Minimum Cumulative GPA ≥2.0
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
Use the Catalog Archives to determine two important catalog years.
SOAR calculates based on these two catalog years.
- The catalog in effect at the student's first term of current matriculation is used to determine BACR (Breadth Area Credit Requirements) and UGR (Undergraduate Graduation Requirements).
- The catalog in effect at the time the student declares a major or minor is used to determine the program requirements.