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LEARN THE BUSINESS OF MAKING MUSIC

The School of Music offers both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees. The Bachelor of Arts in Music with Music Management Concentration provides broad coverage of music combined with a liberal arts education applicable to a variety of career interests. This program provides opportunities designed to prepare students for administrative careers within the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors of the music industry. A 4+1 program option is offered through the Bachelor of Arts in Music Management, which combines the liberal arts music major with a master’s degree in Business Administration completed in the fifth year of study.​

 

RELATED MAJORS

Music

Music Composition

Applied Music

Music Education

Music History and Literature

Music Theory

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Music History
  • Private Weekly Instrumental or Vocal Lessons
  • Ensembles
  • Music Management Core Sequence

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Arts Administration/Arts Management
  • Curator/Librarian
  • Educator or Music School Administrator
  • Fundraiser/Grant Writer
  • Instrument Builder
  • Media Development and Marketing
  • Music Agent
  • Music Licensing and Publishing
  • Music Therapist
  • Sound Engineer
  • Vocational Performance
  • Song Contractor or Producer

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • Business
  • Music Performance


RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Law
  • Medicine

What’s special about this program?

This major can be personalized to fit the academic and professional pursuits of each student, individualized to incorporate minors, Honors Degrees, Degrees with Distinction, service learning, study abroad and research. We maintain a low student-to-faculty ratio and small classes, providing access to a passionate, invested and highly accomplished faculty comprised of professionally active performers, composers, educators, theorists and musicologists. The study of music at Delaware is enriched by nearly 300 performances each year by faculty, students, ensembles and guest artists. Additionally, the vast musical resources of Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and New York City are easily accessible to our majors.

Get Involved

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Xi Mu Chapter)

Sigma Alpha Iota (Eto Rho Chapter)

National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)

The Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI)

American String Teachers Association (ASTA)

The Jazz Educators and Performers Association (JEPA)

Music Management Student Assoc (MMSA)

College Music Society (UD Student Chapter)

Music Theory Society of the Mid-Atlantic

American Musicological Society, Mid-Atlantic Chapter

A cappella and other musical groups

Nationally Connected Organizations

Ensemble Opportunities

Sample curriculum

ENGL110

Seminar in Composition

 

MATH113

Contemporary Mathemetics or higher

 

MUSC100

 

Recital Attendance

MUSC153/154

 

Private Study

MUSC175

 

Class Piano I

 

MUSC185/186

 

Aural Skills I/II

MUSC195

 

Harmony I

UNIV101 

 

First Year Experience

Ensemble Participation (Varied)

 

 
University Breadth Requirements

 

 

MUSC100

Recital Attendance

 

MUSC196/295

Harmony II/III

 

MUSC211/311

 

Music, History, and Ideas & Music History: 400–1600

MUSC253/254

 

Private Study

MUSC285/286

 

Aural Skills III/IV
Foreign Language Requirement

XX105/XX106

 

Ensemble Participation (Varied)

 

 

University Breadth Requirements

 

 

MUSC296

 

Harmony IV

MUSC312/313

 

Music History: 1600-1827 & Music History: 1827 to the Present
MUSC485

Principles of Music Industry Practice

 

Foreign Language Requirement

XX107

 

University Breadth Requirements

 

 

Elective Courses

 

 

MUSC464

 

Music Management Internship
MUSC486/487

Elements of Music Management/Patterns of Patronage

 

Univeristy Breadth Requirements

 

 

Elective Courses

 

 

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