Overview

Earn a Bachelor of Applied Technology or Minor in Commercial Music. This degree focuses on:

  • Music entrepreneurship
  • Contract law
  • Copyright & other legal issues in the music industry

 

Admissions

Degree Sheet Course Descriptions

Commercial Music

Students majoring in Commercial Music study music business and entrepreneurship, advanced topics in contract law, copyright and other legal issues in the music industry. Students get hands-on experience in record label operations, tour management and promoting artists and concerts through our industry connections and internships. They’ll examine the financial impact of different distribution channels and revenue streams, apply creative strategies for marketing and promoting music products and artists, and adhere to the professional and ethical standards of the music industry.

BAT Degree Programs

Our Bachelor of Applied Technology degree programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). ACM@UCO also offers minors in each area: Contemporary Music Performance, Contemporary Music Production, Contemporary Music Business, Songwriting, and Post-Production Audio.

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Commercial Music

Study music business and entrepreneurship, advanced topics in contract law, copyright and other legal issues in the music industry.

Commercial Music
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Audio Production

Students majoring in Audio Production will focus their studies on contemporary audio and music production.

Audio Production

Associate Degree Programs

Students can earn an associate degree or minor in our three core music areas. Students have the opportunity to continue their education at the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor's degree.

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Music Business

Learn about how the music industry works and build the necessary skills needed to navigate it in this entrepreneurial program.

Contemporary Music Business
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Music Performance

Learn musicianship skills, theoretical concepts, and stylistic methods that embody current professional performance standards.

Contemporary Music Performance
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Music Production

Learn all aspects of the music production process through hands-on experience in the academy’s state-of-the-art recording studios.

Contemporary Music Production