SUNY Oneonta

Music Industry Major Requirements

(No performance audition required)

Study within the major field:

Music theory: MUSC 139, and MUSC 247-248 or 249-250

9 s.h.

Music history & literature: MUSC 100 or 106, 223 and 3 s.h. by advisement

9 s.h.

Applied music (by advisement; see notes below):


MUSC 170, 215, 216, 268, 270, 280, 370, 380

9 s.h.

Music industry: MUSC 108, 208, 287, 318, 388, and 3 s.h. of selected electives

18 s.h.

Internship: MUSC 397

3 s.h.

Music Elective (by advisement)

3 s.h.


Total 51 s.h.


1. Students must complete not less than two semesters of the same instrument/ensemble.

2. When using MUSC 280 to fulfill Applied Music requirement, a student may count no more than one semester of a faculty-supervised ensemble. All others must be faculty-directed.

Courses in related fields:

Public Speaking:


COMM 100 or 110

3 s.h.

Economics and Business:


BUS 111, LAW 222, ECON 110 or 111

9 s.h.

Choose any 2 of the following 3 options:

6 s.h.

1) ACCT 100


2) MGMT 241


3) MKTG 261


Computer Literacy Requirement:


CSCI 100 or INTD 106, 107, 108

3 s.h.

Suggested Music Electives:


MUSC 104, 121, 126, 170, 192, 209, 229, 242, 244, 270, 292, 294, 350, 392, 393



Total 21 s.h.

Non-music courses in Speech, Theater, Business, Economics, Computer Science, Philosophy, and Journalism are recommended with advisement.

Note: Majors outside of the School of Economics and Business (SEB) may earn only one minor from the SEB. College policy prohibits students majoring in programs outside the SEB from earning more than 30 s.h. from the SEB.

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