DEGREE CONFERRED

Bachelor of Arts (Music Business)

B.A. (Music Business)

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Assumption University confers the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music Business upon students who meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have completed the total number of 143 credits required for the curriculum with accumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.00.
  • Have passed at least 70% of AU English Proficiency Assessment, or score 90 on TOEFL (iBT), or score 575 on TOEFL (P), or score 6.5 on IELTS.
  • Have completed MB 3532 Internship in Music Industry with at least 240 hrs.
  • Have participated in 16 music events stipulated in MU 7101-8 Concert Attendance I-VIII.
  • Have participated in 16 sessions of the BG 14031- BG 14038 Professional Ethics Seminar.
  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the University.
  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline.

OBJECTIVES

To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Understand the code of ethics in the music industry.
  • Have awareness of the impact of music on society and community well-being.
  • Have knowledge in business and skills in performance, composition, arrangement and music technology with individual creativity essential for musician careers as performers, writers, teachers, producers, and entrepreneurs.
  • Have social understanding and appreciation of the value of musical service to community and culture, as well as the necessity of continuous improvement in their careers.
  • Integrate their professional growth and intellectual development with their interpersonal skills.
  • Able to interact with people in the music business and with the audience during music performance.
  • Able to use information technology and other technologies in communicating and presenting information.

COURSES

General Education Courses 34 Credits

Language

Language Courses   15 Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 2000

English III

3

BG 2001

English IV

3

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1405

Thai Language and Culture (for non-Thai students)

3

Specialized Courses 103 Credits

Core

Core Courses       33 Credits

MB 1231

History and Literature of Music

3

MB 2131

Basic Songwriting

2

MB 2431

Music Technology

2

MB 2531

Music Business  

3

MB 2532

Music Industry   

3

MB 3512

Legal Aspects of Music Business

3

MGT 1101

Introduction to Business

3

MGT 2900

Principles of Management

3

MKT 2280

Principles of Marketing

3

MU 0111

Ear Training I

1

MU 0112

Ear Training II  

1

MU 1151

Theory of Music I

3

MU 1152

Theory of Music II

3

MU 7101-8

Concert Attendance I-VIII

Non-Credit

Free Elective Course 6 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 6 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).

Free Elective Courses open to non-music students

Free elective courses which are offered by the Department of Music Business of School of Music:

MB 1131

Pop Songwriting

3

MB 1231

History and Literature of Music

3

MS 1300

Introduction to Musical Skills 

1

STUDY PLAN

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

BG 14031

Ethics Seminar I

Non-credit

GE 1201

Information Literacy Skills

1

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1405  

Thai Language and Culture (only non-Thai students)

3

GE 2103

Art of Reasoning

3

MA 1200

Mathematics for Business

3

MS 1301

Musical Skills I

2

MU 0111

Ear Training I

1

MU 1151

Theory of Music I

3

MU 7101

Concert Attendance I

Non-credit

 

Total

19

Second Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 14032

Ethics Seminar II

 Non-credit

GE 1301

Environment Science

3

MB 1231

History and Literature of Music

3

MGT 1101

Introduction to Business

3

MS 1302

Musical Skills II

2

MU 0112

Ear Training II

1

MU 1152

Theory of Music II

3

MU 7102

Concert Attendance II

 Non-credit

 

Total

19