B.A. in Music with a Concentration in Music Industry (MU.MI.BA)

B.A. in Music with a Concentration in Music Industry (MU.MI.BA)

Major Requirements/Music Industry (22 credits)
MU-151Group Piano I3
MU-217The American Music Tradition3
MU-219History and Literature of Music II3
MU-221Theory I3
MU-222Theory II3
Select 4 semesters of the following:4
Monmouth University Pep Band
Chorus I
Chorus II
Blue Hawk House Band
Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Choir I
Chamber Choir II
MU-301The Business of Music3
(Any music course in major requirements satisfies Aesthetics (AT) in General Education)
Music Industry Concentration Requirements (18 credits)
MU-140Applied Music Industry I1
MU-240Record Label Strategies1
MU-241Advanced Record Label Strategies1
MU-254Arts Administration and Concert Promotion3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Songwriting I
Songwriting II
Record Production
Contemporary Rock Ensemble I
Advanced Record Production
Select 3 credits from the following:3
From Blues to Rap: The African-American Music Tradition
Rock and Roll in American Culture
Jazz in America
MU-401Music Business Internship Seminar3
Interdisciplinary Requirements (18 credits)
PS/CO-290Media Law3
CO-155Media Literacy3
BA-200Survey of Accounting3
BM-250Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior3
BK-250Principles of Marketing3
Free Electives (20 credits) 1
Select up to 20 credits of free electives 120
General Education Requirements (42 credits) 2
Complete 42 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 242
Total Credits120

Please consult with your advisor regarding the required number of free electives that must be completed.


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.


  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.

Sequence Chart

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
MU-140 Applied Music Industry I1MU-301 The Business of Music3
MU-151 Group Piano I (Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH)3CO-155 Media Literacy3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV) or Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
Semester Credits17Semester Credits16
Second Year
EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature3MU-241 Advanced Record Label Strategies1
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3MU-217 The American Music Tradition3
MU-221 Theory I3MU-222 Theory II3
MU-240 Record Label Strategies1MU-216, MU-290 or MU-2913
MA-xxx Gen*Ed Mathematics3Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL)3
Semester Credits14Semester Credits14
Third Year
BA-200 Survey of Accounting3BK-250 Principles of Marketing3
BM-250 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior3MU-219 History and Literature of Music II (Gen*Ed Writing Intensive (WT)3
PS-290 Media Law or CO 2903MU-xxx Music Guided Elective3
Gen*Ed Cultural Diversity (CD) or Global Understanding (GU)3MU-2xx 200-Level Music Elective3
Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD)3Free Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
MU-401 Music Business Internship Seminar (Gen*Ed Experiential Education (ExEd)3BM-451 Entrepreneurship3
MU-xxx Music Guided Elective3Free Electives6
PR-4xx Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3Free Electives5
Free Electives 6 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits14
Total Credits 120