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Minor in Music Business

Contact Person:
Joe Timmerman, Chair
212 Dunn, (315) 267-2219,

21 credit hours required.

Designed for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major with a minor in Music Business for this interdisciplinary degree program. Offered jointly by: The Crane School of Music and The School of Education and Professional Studies. To enter and to remain in this minor, it is necessary to have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0.

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

Required Courses (Credits 15)
MUAI 327 Music Business I
MUAI 328 Music Business II
Music Theory course:
MULT 101 Music Theory for Non-Music Majors or
MULT 102 Accelerated Music Theory for Non-Majors
MUAI 410 Music Merchandising and Retail
MUAI 421 Practicum in Music Business

Electives: two of the following (Credits 6)
MUAH 301 History of Rock Music
MULH 340 The Music of the Beatles
MUAI 401 Arts Administration
MUAH 350 Women in Music
MUAI 320 Music Business Technology
MUAI 431 Recording and Production Techniques
MUAI 432 Advanced Recording & Production Techniques
MUAI 433 Inside a Record Label
MUCT 330 Jazz Theory and Arranging
Or other electives with adviser approval


  1. Some of the courses printed above may have prerequisites.
  2. MUCT courses require the approval of the instructor.
  3. Alternative courses may be counted with the prior approval of the Coordinator for Music Business.