Music Business

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77.201 Computers In Music Business Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7372
Status Active

An introduction into the use of Macintosh, DOS, and other computer systems and software applications used within the Music Industry. Topics will include programs, input devices, disk drives, I/O ports, peripherals, communication networks, operating systems, the internet, MIDI, sound cards, interactive multi-media, and the use of such applications as: word processors, spreadsheets, data bases, desk top publishing.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 77.301 Music Business 1.

77.301 Music Business 1 Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7373
Status Active

A systematic look at career options in the Music Industry. Topics discussed include: songwriting, music publishing, national and international copyright law, music licensing, artist management, and concert promotion.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 71.108 Musicianship & Analysis I.

77.302 Music Business 2 Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7374
Status Active

A systematic look at career options in the Music Industry. Topics include: music merchandising, arts administration, record promotion, marketing, and distribution, radio and television broadcasting, advertising and jingle production, and film scoring.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 77.301 Music Business 1.

77.303 Music Publication and Copyright Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7375
Status Active

A thorough study of the legal environment within the Music Industry. Topics discussed include:music publishing, national and international copyright law, live performance, managers & agents, music organizations, recording agreements, music publishing, film and television music production, music merchandising, and other contractual obligations.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 77.302 Music Bus 2.

77.304 Music Promotion and Merchandising Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7376
Status Active

A thorough study of the principles and application of marketing, promotion, and distribution of products within the Music Industry. Case studies of various music products and companies will be studied and analyzed.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 77.302 Music Bus 2.

77.401 Music Business Seminar Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7378
Status Active

Prepares students to undertake their Internship by providing an in-depth study of how to prepare successfully to enter a career path.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 77.302 Music Bus 2.

77.404 Music Business Entrepreneur Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7381
Status Active

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 77.302 Music Bus 2.

77.465 Music Of The Romantic Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7382
Status Active

77.495 Directed Studies In Music Business Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7383
Status Active

Permission of coordinator required.

77.499 Music Business Internship Credits: 6

Course Details
Min Credits 6
Max Credits 6
Course ID 7384
Status Active

Music Business Internship

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 77.401 Music Business Seminar.