Arts Management

Music Scholarship Recipients

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Major Requirements

The Music major with a concentration in Arts Management consists of 98-107 s.h. distributed as follows:

B.A. Requirement

  • One foreign language through the 1020 level (German, French, or Italian recommended).

Required Core Courses for all majors

  • MUS 1600 Music Fundamentals (Required if student does not pass the diagnostic exam) (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 1610 Music Theory I (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 1620 Music Theory II (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 1070 Aural Skills I (1 s.h.)
  • MUS 1080 Aural Skills II (1 s.h.)
  • MUS 2070 Aural Skills III (1 s.h.)
  • MUS 2080 Aural Skills IV (1 s.h.)
  • MUS 2610 Music Theory III (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 2620 Music Theory IV (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 2600 Survey of Music Literature (1 s.h.)
  • MUS 3110 Music History: Ancient Through Baroque (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 3130 Music History: Classic Through Romantic (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 3610 Conducting (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 4190 20th-21st Century and Non-Western Musical Styles (2 s.h.)

Choose two of the following:

  • MUS 4640 Orchestration (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 4650 Introduction to Composition and Arranging (3 s.h.)
  • MUS 4660 Form and Analysis (3 s.h.)

Required Fine Arts Courses

  • ARH 1510 Language of Art (3 s.h.)
  • THE 1620 Survey of Theater (3 s.h.)

Required Business Courses

  • ACC 1510 Principles of Financial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ACC 1520 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • BUS 1510 Management and Organization (3 s.h.)
  • BUS 1700 Microcomputer Business Applications (or CSC 1000) (3 s.h.)
  • BUS 1750 Personal Finance (3 s.h.)
  • BUS 2160 Statistics for Business and Economics (3 s.h.)
  • BUS 3450 Internship I (3 s.h.)
  • ECO 1510 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • ECO 1520 Principles of Microeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • MKT 1510 Principles of Marketing (3 s.h.)
  • One additional 3000-4000 level MKT course (3 s.h.)

Additional Requirements

  1. String majors may enroll in an approved orchestra or string ensemble. Guitar majors must enroll in one of these ensembles (MUS 3480/3490, MUS 3280/3290, or MUS 3860/3870)
  2. All students receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Arts Management are required to complete 12 semester hours on one instrument or voice. Therefore, continuous enrollment in the major instrument is required until a minimum of 12 continuous semester hours of applied lessons (C or higher) is completed. Percussionists must complete no fewer than 12 semester hours of applied lessons, with at least 10 semester hours in applied orchestral percussion.
  3. A half recital in the major instrument or voice is required for graduation.
  4. Enrollment in upper 3000-4000 level courses is predicated on successful completion of 1000-2000 level classes.
  5. Instrumental majors (wind, brass, and percussion) are required to participate in Marching Band for no fewer than two years. Qualified piano majors may be asked to accompany one of the choirs to fulfill requirement. String majors must be involved in an equivalent instrumental activity, e.g., International Youth Symphony.

Contact the Music Program

Dr. Susan Durham-Lozaw

Susan Durham-Lozaw, DMA

Chair, Performing Arts; Professor of Music; Coordinator, Voice
Dr. Susan Durham-Lozaw
Susan Durham-Lozaw, DMA

Chair, Performing Arts; Professor of Music; Coordinator, Voice

B.M., East Carolina University; M.M., Meredith College; D.M.A., Boston University


Dr. Susan Durham-Lozaw, Professor of Music, joined the Monarchs in 2015 as Coordinator of the Voice Program.  She also serves as Chair in the Department of Performing Arts.  She holds a B.M. in Vocal Pedagogy from East Carolina University, an M.M. in Vocal Pedagogy and Voice Performance from Meredith College, and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education from Boston University. Additionally, Susan has earned certifications in all three levels of Somatic Voiceworks™-The LoVetri Method at the Contemporary Commercial Vocal Pedagogy Institute at Shenandoah University. She completed post-graduate training in the Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Voice with renowned Singing Voice Specialist and Voice Pathologist, Dr. Wendy LeBorgne at the Institute as well. Susan has served as a performing participant at the Richard Miller Institute of Vocal Pedagogy at Belmont University, Joan Melton’s One Voice course in New York City, the Professional Vocal Pedagogy Workshop at the Boston Conservatory/Berklee College of Music, and in countless masterclasses throughout her career.

As a singer with both national and international performances to her credit, Susan specializes in music theater, but sings opera, oratorio, and concert literature with equal ease. She studies with Jeannette LoVetri and Liz Caplan, both of New York, N.Y. Among her many accolades, Susan is especially honored to have received the title of Best Female Vocalist in the category of music theater from Talent America in New York City and a Cantey V. Sutton Performing Arts Award for her performance in H.M.S. Pinafore in Raleigh, N.C. Locally, Susan has performed with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, the Fayetteville Symphonic Band, and the Cumberland Oratorio Singers.

Susan is a member of NATS, NAfME, The College Music Society, and The Voice Foundation.