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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED ADDITION OF A MUSIC BUSINESS MAJOR TO THE BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN 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.

Greninger Signature
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.


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PROPOSED ADDITION OF A MUSIC BUSINESS MAJOR TO THE BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2008-2010


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:


MUSIC BUSINESS MAJOR

1. Basic education requirements: At least thirty-nine semester hours as described on pages 220-221.
2. Music
A. Performance:
1. 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.
2. 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.
B. Music literature, music theory:  Forty-eight or fifty-four semester hours, consisting of
1. 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.
2. Majors in the commercial option must also complete Music 347N.
C. Music ensemble: Four semester hours of music ensemble courses as explained in “School of Music Special Requirements,” page 217.
3. Business foundations: Six semester hours of Accounting 310F, and Management Information Systems 311F.
4. Business electives: Six semester hours from Finance 320F, Legal Environment of Business 320F, Management 320F, Marketing 320F, and Communication Studies.
5. Electives: To be chosen from courses either within or outside the School of Music.
A. For students who choose commercial option: Six to eight semester hours.
B. For students who choose non-profit option: nine to eleven semester hours.


Total requirements for the degree: 125 semester hours as outlined above, and ensemble as stated on page 217.

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.



RATIONALE:

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 music.

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