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Commercial Music, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Boca Raton, FL, United States
The mission of the Florida Atlantic University Department of Music is to offer comprehensive academic and performance training in all aspects of the discipline in order to prepare students for advanced study and successful careers in music. It also seeks to represent Florida Atlantic University through community outreach.
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Overview

The Commercial Music program offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs to help students develop skills for a professional music career. Students are able to study the business of music as they develop their individual instrumental and/or vocal skills. In addition, the Commercial Music program provides students with valuable practical experience through internships and working on FAU's record label, Hoot/Wisdom Recordings LLC.

Degrees offered by the Commercial Music program:

  • Bachelor of Music with Major in Commercial Music - Commercial Music Composition Concentration
  • Bachelor of Music with Major in Commercial Music - Music Technology Concentration
  • Bachelor of Music with Major in Commercial Music - Music Business Concentration
  • Minor in Commercial Music
  • Master of Music - Commercial Music

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Popular Music and Culture
  • Introduction to Music Business Legal Issues for the Musician
  • Sound Recording
  • Computer Music Sequencing
  • Music Composition Class
  • Composing&Arranging Music for TV&Radio Commercials
  • Music Composition for Film
  • Instrumental Conducting
  • Gateway to Musical Perception
  • Music Cultures of the World
  • Music Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit Application and Fees
  • Submit Required Academic Credentials
  • SAT or ACT Scores
  • Submit English Proficiency Tests
  • Immigration/Visa Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19432 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19432 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5432 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boca Raton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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