Music with Elective Studies in Business - Missouri Baptist University
Program Level
  • Bachelor's
Degrees Offered

BM with Elective Studies in Business

Format
  • Traditional
Department
  • College of Arts & Humanities
  • School of Performing Arts
Music with Elective Studies in Business Program Overview

In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University, the academic program, and the music discipline, this major focuses on preparing students for careers in music business and related fields.

Bachelor of Music in with Elective Studies Business majors must take a general education course introducing an art form other than music, such as art, dance, or theatre, and a course in the social sciences as part of their general education requirements.

Auditions & Scholarships

All students entering Missouri Baptist University must audition and receive approval from the music faculty before pursuing a music degree. The audition must be completed before or during the first week of classes. Email finearts@mobap.edu or call 314-744-5364 to sign up for an audition.

Performing Arts Scholarship Audition Form

Saturday, November 11, 2023 9 am-2 p.m.
Saturday, February 24, 2024 9 am-2 p.m.
Saturday, March 23, 2024 9 am-2 p.m.
Friday, April 5, 2024 by appointment

Auditionees are eligible for talent and ensemble scholarships. Auditions take place in the Pillsbury Chapel & Dale Williams Fine Arts Center. Anyone who is unable to attend in-person auditions may request to submit a video audition.

Performance Groups

Explore our many PERFORMANCE GROUPS to find something that fits your talents and interests! Any student, regardless of major, can audition for our ensembles. Most groups offer scholarships that can be combined with other academic offers and financial assistance.

Music with Elective Studies in Business Major Requirements

The Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Business degree requires courses through the Business department and a performance concentration in instrument, piano, or voice.

Business Division Core Requirements (21 hours)
ECON 113 Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)
ECON 123 Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)
ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting
BUSN 303 Business Ethics and Professional Integrity
BUMU 473 Internship in Music Business
Elective (one course from the following): 3 hrs
BUSN 363 – Financial Management
BUSN 413 – Business Law – Uniform Commercial Code
BUSN 423 – Business Law – Federal Regulation
ENTR 303 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship
MGMT 303 – Management Concepts and Practices
MRKT 313 – Introduction to Marketing

Music Major Core (31 hours)
MUTH 103 Fundamentals of Music (3)
MUTH 101 Introduction to Music Technology 1
MUTH 111 Sight Singing/Ear Training I 1
MUTH 113 Theory I 3
MUTH 121 Sight Singing/Ear Training II 1
MUTH 123 Theory II 3
MUTH 211 Sight Singing/Ear Training III 1
MUTH 213 Theory IIII 3
MUTH 221 Sight Singing/Ear Training IV 1
MUTH 223 Theory IV 3

Required Music History and Literature (MUHL) courses:
MUHL 313 Music History I 3
MUHL 323 Music History II 3
MUHL 332 Music History III 2

Required Music Education (MUED) course:
MUED 202 Basic Conducting 2

Required Music Recital Attendance (MURA) courses:
MURA 110/310 Recital Attendance (7 or 8 semesters) 0

Music Performance Concentrations – The student must take one of the following performance concentrations.

Instrumental (33 Hours)
MUAI 111 Instrument Lesson (Major/Primary) – Lower Division
MUAI 311 Instrument Lesson (Major/Primary) – Upper Division
MUAS 110/310 Studio Class(Instrument)
MURP 480 Senior Recital (Instrument)
MUAP*** Piano
MUED 352 Advanced Conducting
MUMI 342 Music Industry
MUIL 131/331 OR 151/351 Large Instrumental Ensemble
MU_S Small Ensemble****
MUTH Upper Division Theory Electives

Piano (33 Hours)
MUAP 111 Piano Lesson (Major/Primary) – Lower Division
MUAP 311 Piano Lesson (Major/Primary) – Upper Division
MUAS 110/310 Studio Class (Piano)
MURP 480 Senior Recital (Piano)
MUAV Voice**
MUED 352 Advanced Conducting
MUMI 342 Music Industry
MUCL 111/311 OR 131/331 Large Vocal Ensemble
MU_S Small Ensemble****
MUTH Upper division music theory electives

Voice (33 hours)
MUAV 111 Voice Lesson (Major/Primary – Lower Division)
MUAV 311 Voice Lesson (Major/Primary) – Upper Division
MUAS 110/310 Studio Class (Voice)
MURP 480 Senior Recital (Voice)
MUAP Piano***
MUED 352 Advanced Conducting
MUMI 342 Music Industry
MUCL Large Vocal Ensemble
MU_S Small Ensemble****
MUTH Upper division music theory electives

Total hours for Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Business: 82