2360 PRINCIPLES OF MUSIC BUSINESS (3 hours)
A broad survey of today’s music industry and its four primary sectors: performing (both for-profit and not-forprofit), recording, publishing, and merchandising. Topics include industry structure, careers and professions, statistics and trends, trade organizations and professional associations, as well as legal issues and the impact of emerging technology and media.
3361 INTERMEDIATE MUSIC BUSINESS (3 hours)
A practical examination of important topics related to the music industry and the application of basic business concepts, practices and skills to music. Prerequisite: MUS 2360.
3362 ADVANCED MUSIC BUSINESS (3 hours)
The application of business concepts to the planning, execution and assessment phases of an individually designed mock music business project. Depending on the interests of the student, the project may be either for profit or not. Prerequisite: MUS 3361.
4360 SENIOR MUSIC PROJECT (1 hour)
An individualized capstone project for Majors based upon the student’s area of musical interest. Completed in the student’s final semester, the project requires formal presentation before a faculty committee. Prerequisites: MUS 3362 Advanced Music Business and MUS 4401.