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Courses

The MM Commercial Music degree is 34 credit hours. It is formatted to be completed in 2 years. Please visit the Belmont Course Catalog for the complete course listing.

Music Core

  • ETP 6500 The Entrepreneurial Challenge
  • AET 6025 Historical Master Recording Techniques
  • MUT 5360 Advanced Commercial Music Analysis
  • MUH 5215 Music History Seminar: Commercial Music
  • MUS 5010 Introduction to Music Research
  • MUC 5110 Music Industry Apprenticeship
  • MUN 5970 Commercial Ensemble Internship
  • MUG 6000 Culminating Project/Examinations

Emphasis Areas (students choose one)

Performance

  • MB_ 5210, 5220 AND MB_6210, 6220 Private Graduate Applied
  • MUC 5010 Advanced Improvisation
  • MUC 6010 Advanced Commercial Styles
  • MUP 6010 Commercial Pedagogy

Media Composition and Arranging

  • MPA 5156 Private Applied Commercial Composition
  • MUK 5110 Music Technology for Composition
  • MUC 6110 Advanced Media Writing I
  • MUC 6120 Advanced Media Writing II
  • MUC 6130 Lyric Writing for Media