COURSE

Bachelor of Arts

in MUSIC BUSINESS

(International Program)

Modified Curriculum 2017

Total Credits :  143 Credits
  1. General Education Courses                                                      34 Credits
  2. Core Courses                                                                               33 Credits
  3. Major Required Courses                                                           37 Credits
  4. Concentration Courses                                                             18 Credits
  5. Major Elective Courses                                                             15 Credits
  6. Free Elective Courses                                                                  6 Credits                                            

1. General Education Courses (34 Credits)

15 Credits

BG 1001 English I 3 (2-3-6)
BG 1002 English II 3 (2-3-6)
BG 2000 English III 3 (2-3-6)
BG 2001 English IV 3 (2-3-6)
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3 (3-0-6)
or GE 1405 Thai Language and Culture 3 (3-0-6)
(for foreign students)

7 Credits

ECO 2200 Introduction to Economics 3 (3-0-6)
GE 1201 Information Literacy Skills 1 (1-0-2)
GE 2202 Ethics 3 (3-0-6)

6 Credits

GE 2103  Arts of Reasoning 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 2404 Managerial Psychology 3 (3-0-6)

6 Credits           

GE 1301

MA 1200

Environmental Science

(BG1200) Mathematics for Business

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

2. Core Courses (33 Credits)

MB 1231 History and Literature of Music 3 (3-0-6)
MB 2131 Basic Songwriting 2 (2-0-4)
MB 2431

MB 2531

MB 2532

Music Technology

Music Business

Music Industry

2 (2-0-4)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

MB 3512 Legal Aspects of Music Business 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 2900 Principles of Management 3 (3-0-6)
MKT 2280 Principles of Marketing 3 (3-0-6)
MU 0111 Ear Training I 1 (0-2-1)
MU 0112 Ear Training II 1 (0-2-1)
MU 1151 Theory of Music I 3 (3-0-6)
MU 1152 Theory of Music II 3 (3-0-6)
MU 7101-8 Concert Attendance I-VIII Non-credit

3. Major Required Courses (37 Credits)

MA 0610

MA 2501

MB 2432

MB 2433

MB 3231

MB 3431

MB 3432

MB 3531

MB 3532

MB 4531

MB 4532

MB 4536

MB 4537

MS 1301

MS 1302

MS 2301

MS 2302

MU 2331

Music Ensemble

Chorus I

Visual Media for Music Business

Computer Applications for Musician

Music Genre Studies

Basic Audio Recording

Song Demo Production

Music Research and Methodology

Internship in Music Industry

Senior Project I

Senior Project II

Career Options in Music Business

Music Business Seminar

Musical Skills I

Musical Skills II

Musical Skills III

Musical Skills IV

Basic Keyboard Skill

1 (0-2-1)

1 (0-2-1)

2 (1-2-3)

3 (1-4-4)

3 (3-0-6)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

3 (3-0-6)

0 (240 hrs.)

3 (0-9-0)

3 (0-9-0)

2 (2-0-4)

3 (3-0-6)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

1 (0-2-1)

4. Concentration Courses (18 Credits)

Choose 1 out of 9

MB 3433 Critical Listening 3 (2-3-4)
MB 3434 Music Production Analysis 3 (2-3-4)
MB 4431 Sound Design 3 (1-4-4)
MB 4432 Microphone Techniques 3 (2-3-4)
MB 4433 Mixing and Mastering 3 (2-3-4)
MB 4434 Music Production for Visual Media 3 (1-4-4)
MB 3533 Online Music Marketing and Distribution 3 (3-0-6)
MB 3534 Music Management and Entrepreneurship 3 (3-0-6)
MB 4434 Music Production for Visual Media 3 (1-4-4)
MB 4533 Digital Music Publishing 3 (3-0-6)
MB 4534 Music Industry Simulation 3 (3-0-6)
MB 4535 Digital Creativity in Music Promotion 3 (2-2-5)
MB 3131 Melody Writing 3 (2-2-5)
MB 3132 Lyrics Writing 3 (2-2-5)
MB 4131 Theory of Jazz and Popular Music 3 (3-0-6)
MB 4132 Harmony Writing 3 (2-2-5)
MB 4133 Arranging for Songwriter 3 (2-2-5)
MB 4134 Songwriting for Film, TV, and Games 3 (2-2-5)
MKT 3102 Integrated Marketing Communications 3 (3-0-6)
MKT 3525 Sales Management 3 (3-0-6)
MKT 3530 Consumer Behavior 3 (3-0-6)
MKT 3837 Service and Customer Relationship Management 3 (3-0-6)
MKT 4730 Marketing Management 3 (3-0-6)
MKT 4809 Marketing for Services 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3901 Organization Theory 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3903 Leadership 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3917 Innovation and Change Management 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3923 Strategic Human Resources Management 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 3942 Organizational Behavior 3 (3-0-6)
MGT 4916 Negotiation Strategy 3 (3-0-6)

Minor Required Courses                                             12 Credits

EN 2230 Listening and Speaking 3 (3-0-6)
EN 3212 Communicative Writing Skill Development 3 (3-0-6)
EN 3213 Business Communication in English 3 (3-0-6)
EN 4232 Business Conversation 3 (3-0-6)

Minor Elective Courses                                                  6 Credits

Students can take any course from the Department of Business English

upon completion of the prerequisites (if  any).

Minor Required Courses                                             12 Credits

FR 1500 Introduction to French 3 (3-2-7)
FR 1501 French I 3 (3-2-7)
FR 2501 French II 3 (3-2-7)
FR 2502 French III 3 (3-2-7)

Minor Elective Courses                                                  6 Credits

Students can take any course from the Department of Business French

upon completion of the prerequisites (if  any).

Minor Required Courses                                               12 Credits

CN 1400 Introduction to Chinese 3 (3-0-6)
CN 1401 Chinese I 3 (3-0-6)
CN 2401 Chinese II 3 (3-0-6)
CN 2402 Chinese III 3 (3-0-6)

Minor Elective Courses                                                  6 Credits

Students can take any course from the Department of Business Chinese

upon completion of the prerequisites (if  any).

Minor Required Courses                                               12 Credits

JA 1700 Introduction to Japanese 3 (3-0-6)
JA 1701 Japanese I 3 (3-0-6)
JA 2701 Japanese II 3 (3-0-6)
JA 2702 Japanese III 3 (3-0-6)

Minor Elective Courses                                                  6 Credits

Students can take any course from the Department of Business Japanese

upon completion of the prerequisites (if  any).

5. Major Elective Courses (15 Credits)

EN 3289

MA 2502

MA 2503

MA 2504

MB 3133

MB 3134

MB 3135

MB 3435

MB 3436

MB 3437

MB 3535

MB 3536

MB 3537

MB 3538

MB 4135

MB 4435

MB 4436

MB 4437

MB 4438

MB 4439

MB 4512

MB 4538

MB 4539

MC 2511

MC 2512

MC 3241

MC 3351

MC 3513

MC 3514

MC 4750

MGT 3922

MGT 3924

MKT 3627

MKT 3628

MKT 3629

MKT 3823

MKT 4725

MKT 4726

MKT 4806

MS 3301

MS 3302

MU 2151

MU 2152

MU 2153

MU 2154

MU 2211

MU 2221

MU 3121

MU 3731

MU 4103

MU 4112

MU 4223

English for Music Business

Chorus II

Chorus III

Chorus IV

Commercial Songwriting

Jingle Writing

Jazz Songwriting

Electronic Music Production

Digital DJ

Virtual Band in Globalization Era

Music Licensing

Viral Music Marketing

Music Career Exposure

History of Music Industry

Advanced Songwriting

Pro Tools

Logic

Cubase

Drum Beat Programming

Computer Graphic for Musician

Music in Film Industry

Concert Management

Music Cognition

Vocal Diction I

Vocal Diction II

Vocal Literature

Conducting

Vocal Diction III

Vocal Diction IV

Music Pedagogy

Introduction to New Venture

Human Resources Development

Sales Promotion

Public Relations

Pricing Strategy and Decision

Marketing Strategy and Decisions

Competitive Analysis and Strategy

Advertising and Creative Strategies

Product and Brand Management

Musical Skills V

Musical Skills VI

Orchestration I

Orchestration II

Theory of Music III

Theory of Music IV

History of Thai Music

Popular Music Literature

Composition

Introduction to Music Education

Form and Analysis

Arranging

Music in Human Life

3 (3-0-6)

1 (0-2-1)

1 (0-2-1)

1 (0-2-1)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

3 (1-4-4)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

1 (1-0-2)

1 (1-0-2)

3 (3-0-6)

2 (1-2-3)

1 (1-0-2)

1 (1-0-2)

2 (2-0-4)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (1-2-3)

2 (2-0-4)

2 (2-0-4)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

6. Free Elective Courses (6 Cerdits)

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

*Subjects offered for non-music major-students taking as MINOR (18 Credits)

MB 2433 Computer Applications for Musician 3 (1-4-4)
MB 2531 Music Business 3 (3-0-6)
MB 2532 Music Industry 3 (3-0-6)
MB 3512 Legal Aspects in Music Business 3 (3-0-6)
MS 1301 Musical Skills I 2 (1-2-3)
MS 1302 Musical Skills II 2 (1-2-3)
MS 2301 Musical Skills III 2 (1-2-3)

**Subjects suggested for non-music major-students taking as FREE ELECTIVE COURSES

MB 2433 Computer Applications for Musician 3 (1-4-4)
MB 2531 Music Business 3 (3-0-6)
MB 2532 Music Industry 3 (3-0-6)
MB 1131 Pop Songwriting 3 (3-0-6)
MB 2432 Visual Media for Music Business 2 (1-2-3)
MB 3512 Legal Aspects in Music Business 3 (3-0-6)
MB 3231 Music Genre Studies 3 (3-0-6)
MS 1300

MS 1301

Introduction to Musical Skills

Musical Skills I

1 (0-1-2)

2 (1-2-3)

STUDY PLAN

First Semester

Course Code Course Title  Credits
BG 1001

BG 14031

English I

Ethics Seminar I

3 (2-3-6)

Non-credit

MA 1200 (BG 1200) Mathematics for Business 3 (3-0-6)
GE 1201 Information Literacy Skills 1 (1-0-2)
Or GE 1403

GE 1405

 

Communication in Thai

Thai Language and Culture

(only for foreign students)

3 (3-0-6)

 

 

GE 2103 The Art of Reasoning 3 (3-0-6)
MS 1301 Musical Skills I 2 (1-2-3)
MU 0111 Ear Training I 1 (0-2-1)
MU 1151 Theory of Music I 3 (3-0-6)
MU 7101 Concert Attendance I Non-credit
  Total 19 (16-7-36)

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title  Credits
BG 1002

BG 14032

English II

Ethics Seminar II

3 (2-3-6)

Non-credit

GE 1301 Environment Science 3 (3-0-6)
MA 2501

MB 1231

MGT 1101

Chorus I

History and Literature of Music

Introduction to Business

1 (0-2-1)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

MS 1302 Musical Skills II 2 (1-2-3)
MU 0112

MU 1152

Ear Training II

Theory of Music II

1 (0-2-1)

3 (3-0-6)

MU 7102 Concert Attendance II Non-credit
  Total 19 (15-9-35)

First Semester

Course Code Course Title  Credits
BG 2000

BG 14033

English III

Ethics Seminar III

3 (2-3-6)

Non-credit

ECO 2200 Introduction to Economics 3 (3-0-6)
MB 2131 Basic Songwriting 2 (2-0-4)
MB 2431

MB 2531

MGT 2900

Music Technology

Music Business

Principles of Management

2 (2-0-4)

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

MS 2301

MU 2331

Musical Skills III

Basic Keyboard Skill

2 (1-2-3)

1 (0-2-1)

MU 7103 Concert Attendance III Non-credit
  Total 19 (16-7-36)

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title  Credits
BG 2001

BG 14034

English IV

Ethics Seminar IV

3 (2-3-6)

Non-credit

MB 2432 Visual Media for Music Business 2 (1-2-3)
MB 2433

MB 2532

Computer Applications for Musician

Music Industry

3 (1-4-4)

3 (3-0-6)

MGT 2404 Managerial Psychology 3 (3-0-6)
MKT 2280 Principles of Marketing 3 (3-0-6)
MS 2302 Musical Skills IV 2 (1-2-3)
MU 7104 Concert Attendance IV Non-credit
  Total    19 (14-11-34)

First Semester

Course Code Course Title   Credits
BG 14035

MA 0160

MB 3231

MB 3431

Ethics Seminar V

Music Ensemble

Music Genre Studies

Basic Audio Recording

Non-credit

1 (0-2-1)

3 (3-0-6)

2 (1-2-3)

MB 3512

MB 3531

Legal Aspects of Music Business

Music Research and Methodology

3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)

MU 7105 Concert Attendance V Non-credit
One Major Elective Course 3 (3-0-6)
One Minor Course 3 (3-0-6)
  Total 18 (16-4-34)

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title   Credits
BG 14036

GE 2202

Ethics Seminar VI

Ethics

Non-credit

3 (3-0-6)

MB 3432

MB 4536

Song Demo Production

Career Options in Music Business

2 (1-2-3)

2 (2-0-4)

MU 7106 Concert Attendance VI Non-credit
One Major Elective Course 3 (3-0-6)
Two Minor Courses 6 (6-0-12)
Total 16 (15-2-31)

Summer Session

Course Code Course Title   Credits
MB 3532 Internship in Music Industry 0 (240 hours)
  Total 0 (240 hours)

First Semester

Course Code Course Title   Credits
BG 14037

MB 4531

Ethics Seminar VII

Senior Project I

Non-credit

3 (0-9-0)

MU 7107 Concert Attendance VII Non-credit
Two Major Elective Courses 6 (6-0-12)
Two Minor Courses 6 (6-0-12)
One Free Elective Course 3 (3-0-6)
  Total 18 (15-9-30)

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title   Credits
BG 14038

MB 4532

MB 4537

Ethics Seminar VIII

Senior Project II

Music Business Seminar

Non-credit

3 (0-9-0)

3 (3-0-6)

MU 7108

 

Concert Attendance VIII

One Major Elective Course

Non-credit

3 (3-0-6)

One Minor Course 3 (3-0-6)
One Free Elective Course 3 (3-0-6)
  Total 15 (12-9-24)