Music Performance Entrepreneur (EAAS)

This degree program provides the foundation skills for the performance musician to operate, promote, manage, and stage a musical act in the professional music world. Everyone seeking this degree makes music and participates in ensembles of their own choosing. Students have the option of specializing in one instrument or broadening their instrumental repertoire through the study of multiple instruments. To put their own music performances into proper perspective, students are asked to explore music literature and music theory. They also gain hands-on experience with the technology and software professionals use for business communication, accounting and finance functions associated with money making enterprises. People completing this degree are exposed to music career options and common business practices, along with the challenges and joys of being a musical artist.

Source: MCC 2015-16 Catalog

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 20 CR. HRS.
BCOM 101 3
Business and Technical Communications
BCOM 102 3
Advanced Bus and Tech Communications
CIS 120A 3
Intro to Computer Information Systems
PHIL 205 3
Business Ethics
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
*BUS 105 Business Statistics
BUS 126 Business Math
*MATH 115 Probability and Statistics
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
BUS 127 Human Relations
COM 101 Oral Communications
Choose One (1) Course From: 1
HE 110 Industrial Safety and Workplace Training
PEA/DNC Any Physical Education or Dance Course
Choose One (1) Course From: 1
PEA 101A, PEA 103, PEA 104A, PEA 118, or PEA 201
ENTREPRENEUR CORE REQUIREMENTS 13 CR. HRS.
BUS 131 1
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
BUS 104 3
Accounting for Business Owners
BUS 230 3
Entrepreneurial Planning
BUS 240 3
Entrepreneurship Capstone
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
BUS 161A Effective Selling
**BUS 220 E-Business
**CIS220 E-Business
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 30 CR. HRS.
MU 101 3
Music Theory
MU 103 3
Introduction to Music Literature
MU 194 1
Sight-Reading and Ear Training
MU 240 3
Professional Practices in Music
Performance/Ensemble 4
Any MU Performance/Ensemble courses
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
MU 100 Introduction to Music Theory
***MU 102 Music Theory
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
MU 190A Class Piano for Music Majors
MU 190B Class Piano (Non-Music Majors)
APPLIED MUSIC OPTIONS  8
Choose One (1) of the following options:
OPTION 1
Any Two-course sequence with a primary instrument from MU 148PVT to MU 189PVT and any Two-course sequence with an advanced instrument from MU 248 to MU 289
OPTION 2
Any Two-course sequence with a primary instrument from MU 148PVT to MU 189PVT and ny 4 courses with a secondary instrument any 4 courses with a secondary instrument
OPTION 3
Any Eight courses with a secondary instrument from MU 127 to MU 147
ELECTIVES 3 CR. HRS.
Any MU course not taken above
Total 63

* BUS 105 Business Statistics and MATH 115 Probability and Statistics are identical in content and material.
** BUS 220 E-Business and CIS 220 E-Business are identical in content and material.
*** If taking MU 102, choose MU 191A and MU 195 as MU electives.