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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music - Music Management Concentration/Business Administration 4+1 (BA/MBA)

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Program Requirements:


The four-year curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts in Music with Music Management Concentration degree contains required courses and electives that prepare the student for the Master in Business Administration curriculum. With this 4+1 plan and the proper scheduling of MBA classes, music students may enter immediately into the MBA program fulltime with the possibility of completion within one year.

The following undergraduate courses are recommended for students seeking admission to the MBA program:

  • ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics 
  • ECON 103 - Introduction to Macroeconomics 
  • ECON 300 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 

Also, it is recommended that students interested in the Combined BA/MBA Program follow OPTION TWO (MATH 114 and MATH 115) or OPTION THREE (one approved math course at 200-level or above) in fulfilling the Bachelor of Arts College Skill Requirements in the area of Mathematics.

Provisional admission to the MBA program may be obtained in the spring of a student’s junior year. Full graduate Undergraduate admission is based on the fulfillment of the undergraduate degree, results of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) taken in the Junior year, GPA, work experience, letters of recommendation, extracurricular activities, maturity, and a personal interview. Those accepted into the MBA program may be considered for graduate assistantships, Corporate Associates, and graduate fellowships upon earning their bachelor’s degree.

Applicable fees are those for matriculated undergraduate students for the first four years. During the fifth year of study, and any subsequent period if it becomes necessary, applicable fees are those for matriculated MBA graduate students. The MBA degree is granted upon completing all requirements with a grade point average of at least 3.0, participating in required activities and becoming an active member of the MBA community.

For further information about the 4+1 program, contact the Department of Music and Graduate and Executive Program Office of the Lerner College of Business and Economics.

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