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​Major Requirements

Program Checkpoints 

Students are admitted to a specialization at their initial enrollment. Students are then allowed to continue in specialization courses on the basis of program checkpoints. The program checkpoints differ for each specialization, and students should contact the department chairs or program directors/coordinators for more information. Students are not permitted to continue to enroll in specialization classes if they have not met the requirements of their program checkpoints. 

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
PAM 200INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC BUSINESS2
Performing Arts Management Sequence:
PAM 301PERFORMING ARTS MANAGEMENT I: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS IN THE PERFORMING ARTS4
PAM 302PERFORMING ARTS MANAGEMENT II: ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
PAM 303PERFORMING ARTS MANAGEMENT III: MARKETING FOR THE ARTS4
PAM 304PERFORMING ARTS MANAGEMENT IV: INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT4
PAM 398PERFORMING ARTS MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP2
Performing Arts Management Specialization. Select four of the following:8
PAM 305
ARTIST MANAGEMENT IN COMMERCIAL MUSIC
PAM 306
TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS & DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
PAM 307
LEGAL ISSUES IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
PAM 308
MUSIC PUBLISHING
PAM 309
MUSIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP
PAM 310
MUSIC FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT
Performing Arts Management Practicum (3 quarters):6
PAM 397
PERFORMING ARTS MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM
3 credits of Large Ensemble (1st year of program)3
5 credits of Any Ensemble (2nd, 3rd, 4th years of program)5
6 credits of Music & PAM Electives6
4 credits of Free Electives4
Business Courses:
ACC 101INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I4
ACC 102INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING II4
MAT 242ELEMENTS OF STATISTICS (or equivalent)4
FIN 290FINANCE FOR NON-BUSINESS MAJORS4
MGT 300PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT4
BLW 201LEGAL & ETHICAL ASPECTS IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT4
MKT 301PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
ECO 105PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS4

Liberal Studies Learning Domain Specifications

Performing arts management majors enroll in the following courses within the learning domains:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MAT 130PRECALCULUS4
ECO 105PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS4
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