Along with courses in applied music, music theory, and music history that develop your technical understanding of music, you’ll take classes in business and economics that give you a foundation in business administration.
By pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Music with a Concentration in Music Management, you'll take courses in music theory, history, and private lessons on your primary instrument or voice. On the business side, you'll cover the foundational principles of business, marketing, accounting, and economics providing an understanding of industry trends.
There is a separate audition requirement to be accepted into this major. Learn more about the requirements for this major
Florida Southern’s music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Continuing a tradition of more than fifty years, the Festival of Fine Arts season offers diverse and vibrant student events showcasing their talents.
Our low student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you’ll get personal attention from your music professors who are committed to your success.
As a Music Management Student, you‘ll get the practical experience of a 10-week (300+ hour) internship with an arts company or organization.
Your courses will include classes like Introduction to Music Business, Music Product and Retailing, and Music Management.
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Our brand new Music Management curriculum was redesigned for the 21st century (implemented Fall of 2019) in order to best prepare you for the current state of the Music and Entertainment Industry. We offer detailed courses and cover all sorts of topics like studio recording, copyright law, contracts, artist management and more. We also provide a real world, intense, In-The-Field Internship opportunity as the culminating experience of your degree.
We have multiple recording studios on campus, active music industry clubs (including the Southern College recording label and the Media Industry Club), and lots of performance opportunities. Our degree also offers you the opportunity to take business courses at the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise with your Business School peers to offer an interdisciplinary experience only possible at Florida Southern. Worked into the program is an automatic Business Administration Minor as well as enough flexibility for our students to minor or double major in Marketing, Communication, and a variety of other areas. Almost all of our students, the vast majority, receive job offers after graduation.
In MUS 2255 Music Production and Retailing, you’ll learn methods of retailing music production through various music instruments, publications, and artist management.
Schedule a campus tour or take our video tour of one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. Participate in our daily online Admission Info Session or a MocTalk webinar to learn more about Florida Southern.
At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.
I strive to engage every student and provide the essential ingredients that will build a strong knowledge base and a foundation for continued learning. Getting to know each student beyond the classroom personalizes the learning and directs my teaching toward their abilities. Whatever a student’s strengths, leading them to search beyond their reach for progressively new skills, is my approach.
The Music Educators National Conference student chapter, which all interested music students are encouraged to join; Delta Omicron, an international professional fraternity open to music majors and minors, Phi Mu Alpha, a music fraternity open to anyone with a professional interest in music regardless of major; SoCo Productions, with chapters across the globe for students to explore the music business, and MIC (Media Industry Club), bringing leaders of the music and media industries together.
Due to challenges associated with the pandemic, we have waived the requirement to submit a recommendation letter.
All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:
Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.
If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:
Music scholarships are awarded based upon skill level and area of concentration. Additionally, Florida Southern College awards $500 per year to members of an ensemble: band, chorale, orchestra (strings). Ensemble scholarships are only available for non-majors; auditions are required. For information, contact the Office of Admissions at 863.680.4131.
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