DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
PROPOSED ADDITION OF A MUSIC BUSINESS MAJOR TO THE BACHELOR OF
THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2008-2010
Dean Douglas Dempster of the College of Fine Arts has filed with the secretary
of the Faculty Council the addition of a music business major to the Bachelor
of Music in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010.
The School of Music
Academic Affairs Committee approved the proposal on March 3, 2005, and the full
faculty of the school approved the proposed changes on March 24, 2005. The College
Committee on Undergraduate Policy and Curriculum approved the proposal on May
4, 2005, and the dean approved the proposed changes on September 19, 2006, and
submitted the changes to the secretary on October 2, 2006. The secretary has
classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary
interest to a single college or school.
The proposal was reviewed and recommended for approval by Vice Provost Terri
Givens on October 25, 2006. The authority to grant final approval on behalf of
the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.
If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified
below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council.
If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented
to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must
be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.
To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty
by noon on November 14, 2006.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council
Distributed through the Faculty
Council Web site
on November 7, 2006. Copies are available on request from
the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.
PROPOSED ADDITION OF A MUSIC BUSINESS MAJOR
TO THE BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE
MUSIC BUSINESS MAJOR
| On page 223 under the heading DEGREES, in the section REQUIREMENTS
FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF MUSIC, in the College of Fine Arts
chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008, add the following:
Total requirements for the degree: 125 semester hours as outlined above, and
ensemble as stated on page 217.
|| Basic education requirements: At least thirty-nine semester hours as
described on pages 220-221.
|| Piano majors: Eight semester hours, consisting of two semesters
of major instrument course 210, two semesters of major instrument
course 210 or 212J and approval of the faculty.
|| Majors in other instruments: Ten semester hours, consisting
of two semesters of major instrument course 210, two semesters
of major instrument course 210 or 212J and approval of the
faculty, and Music 210J and approval of the faculty.
|| Music literature, music theory: Forty-eight or fifty-four
semester hours, consisting of
|| Music 605, 411, 612, 313M, 313N, 222J or 223J, 330M, 339M,
339N, 347M, 677P; nine additional semester hours from Music
316M, 226, 329E, 334, 342, 379K, INS 260, 2 semester hours
from Ensemble 106, 107, 207, 109.
|| Majors in the commercial option must also complete Music
|| Music ensemble: Four semester hours of music ensemble courses
as explained in “School of Music Special Requirements,” page
|| Business foundations: Six semester hours of Accounting 310F, and Management
Information Systems 311F.
|| Business electives: Six semester hours from Finance 320F, Legal Environment
of Business 320F, Management 320F, Marketing 320F, and Communication Studies.
|| Electives: To be chosen from courses either within or outside the School
|| For students who choose commercial option: Six to eight semester
|| For students who choose non-profit option: nine to eleven semester
GRADE POINT AVERAGE REQUIREMENTS
To graduate, the student must have a grade point average of at least 3.00 in
all upper-division courses in the School of Music (excluding ensemble) taken
in residence at the University.
The educational objectives of the proposed program in music business are to prepare
students for graduate study and for professional employment in both the public
and private sectors. Graduates of the program would have a unique combination
of training in the areas of performance, business, and law as they relate to