B.M. in Business of Music

Contact Person:
Carol Britt, Coordinator
C210 Bishop, (315) 267-2103, brittch@potsdam.edu

122 credit hours required (plus two Physical Education/Health and Wellness courses).

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses

General Education Courses 19-22

Liberal Arts and Free Electives


Basic Musicianship Sequence



  MUCS 420 Performance Concentration (7 @ 2 credits)
  Ensembles (7 @ 1credit)  
Note: Guitar Majors in this degree will take seven semesters (7 cr) of ensembles, four of which must be Guitar Ensemble, taken in any semester they choose. For all others, four of the 7 required semesters of ensemble must be Major Ensembles, taken during the student’s first two years.

Music Business 

MUAI 327 Business of Music I  
MUAI 328 Business of Music II  
MUAI 329 Essential Practices in Music Business  
MUAI 400 Legal Aspects of the Music Industry  
MUAI 421 Practicum in Music Business (2 credits)  
MUAI 422 Music Business Internship (12 credits)  

Music Business Electives

MUAI 300 level or higher  

Business and Economics

ECON 105 Principles of Microeconomics  
ECON 110 Principles of Macroeconomics  
(One of these courses counts as general education SA requirement.)
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I  
MGMT 301 Principles of Management  
MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing