Music

Music Business - CCL

Major: 
5258
Effective term: 
2017 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
26
Program Availability: 
Shared
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Music Business program is an innovative curriculum designed to prepare students for today's music industry. The certificate and degree with a music business emphasis are designed for both the performing musician and the business student with limited performing experience. This program combines a flexible curriculum with an emphasis in business and marketing, along with music industry related courses and experiences.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.

Admission criteria

None

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Requirements
Credits:11
MUC109Music Business: Merchandising and the Law 3
MUC110Music Business: Recording and Mass Media 3
MUC293Self Promotion for Music 1
 
MUC209Music Industry Entrepreneurship (3) OR
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business (3) 3
 
MUC290AAMusic Business Internship (1) OR
MUC296WACooperative Education (1) 1
Restricted Electives
Credits:15
Students must select fifteen (15) credits from the approved list of Restricted Elective courses to specialize in Music Production, Disc Jockey Techniques, Songwriting, Performance, Marketing, Business or Communications. Students must consult with the Music Business Program Director, Music Department Chair or designee to select the Restricted Elective courses recommended for each specialization.
 
Music Production
MUC240Creative Music Production (4)
MUC241Business Principles of Music Production (3)
MUC242Music Genres and Styles (2)
MUC294Portfolio for Music (1)
MUC145Recording Studio Business Operations (2)
MUC180Computer Literacy for the Music Business (3)
MUC210Advanced Industry Topics: Concert Promotion and Touring (3)
MUC211Advanced Industry Topics: Artist Management and Development (3)
MUC215Music Industry Seminar: Innovation in Music Technology (1)
MUC274ABMusic Industry Study Tour (2)
MUC298AA,AB or AC Special Projects (1-3)
MUC194Introduction to Audio Mixing Techniques (3)
MUC195MUC195AA Studio Recording I (3)
MUC195AAStudio Recording I (3)
MUC196Studio Music Recording II (3)
MUC295Studio Music Recording III (3)
MUC111Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I) (3)
MUC112Digital Audio Workstation II (DAW II) (3)
MUC197Live Sound Reinforcement I (3)
MUC198Live Sound Reinforcement II (3)
MUC237Electronic Dance Music Production (3)
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media (3)
Any MTC Music Theory Course(s) (1-3)
 
Disc Jockey Techniques
MUC135Introduction to Disc Jockey Techniques (3)
MUC136Turntablism: The Art of the Scratch DJ (3)
MUC137Digital DJ Performance Techniques (3)
MUC138Disc Jockey Lab (1)
MUC237Introduction to Electronic Music Production Techniques for DJ (3)
MUC210Advanced Industry Topics: Concert Promotion and Touring (3)
MUC211Advanced Industry Topics: Artist Management and Development (3)
MUC274ABMusic Industry Study Tour (2)
MUC298AA,AB or AC Special Projects (1-3)
MUC180Computer Literacy for the Music Business (3)
MUC294Portfolio for Music (1)
MUC197Live Sound Reinforcement I (3)
MUC198Live Sound Reinforcement II (3)
MTC191Electronic Music I (3)
MTC192Electronic Music II (3)
MUC291AADisc Jockey Internship (1)
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media (3)
 
Songwriting
MUC114Song Publishing and Marketing (1)
MUC115Song Copyrighting and Demos (2)
MTC110Music Notation for Songwriting (1)
MTC111Lyric Writing (1)
MTC112Song and Melody Forms (1)
MTC113Songwriting Techniques (1)
Any MTC Electronic Music Course(s) (1-3)
Any MTC Composition or Arranging Course(s) (1-3)
MUC180Computer Literacy for the Music Business (3)
MUC210Advanced Industry Topics: Concert Promotion and Touring (3)
MUC211Advanced Industry Topics: Artist Management and Development (3)
MUC294Portfolio for Music (1)
 
Performance
Any MUP Music Performance Course(s) (1-3)
Any MTC Music Course(s) (1-3)
MUC274ABMusic Industry Study Tour (2)
MUC298AA,AB or AC Special Projects (1-3)
MUC294Portfolio for Music (1)
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media (3)
 
Marketing
MKT101Introduction to Public Relations (3)
MKT110Marketing and Social Networking (3)
MKT210Applied Marketing Strategies (3)
MKT271Principles of Marketing (3)
MKT263Advertising Principles (3)
MKT267Principles of Salesmanship (3)
MKT268Merchandising (3)
MKT273Marketing Research (3)
MKT151Display and Visual Merchandising (3)
MUC274ABMusic Industry Study Tour (2)
MUC298AA,AB or AC Special Projects (1-3)
MKT111Applied Marketing and Social Networking (3)
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media (3)
CIS103Introduction to Social Media (3)
SBS221Social Media Marketing for Small Business (3)
 
Business
GBS131Business Calculations (3)
GBS151Introduction to Business (3)
GBS205Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business (3)
GBS221Business Statistics (3)
IBS101Introduction to International Business (3)
IBS109Cultural Dimensions for International Trade (3)
HRM145Events Management (3)
ACC111Accounting Principles I (3)
ACC112Accounting Principles II (3)
ACC115Computerized Accounting (2)
ACC211Financial Accounting (3)
ACC212Managerial Accounting (3)
ACC230Uses of Accounting Information I (3)
ACC240Uses of Accounting Information II (3)
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3)
CIS114AEExcel Level I (1)
CIS118ABPowerPoint Level I (1)
CIS120AFComputer Graphics: Adobe Photoshop: Level I (1)
CIS120AKIntroduction to Digital Video Editing (1)
CIS120DBComputer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator (3)
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I (3)
MUC274ABMusic Industry Study Tour (2)
MUC298AA,AB or AC Special Projects (1-3)
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media (3)
 
Communications
COM150Digital Storytelling (3)
COM251Interviewing (3)
COM225Public Speaking (3)
COM263Elements of Intercultural Communication (3)
GBS233Business Communication (3)
MUC274ABMusic Industry Study Tour (2)
MUC298AA,AB or AC Special Projects (1-3)
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media (3)
COM259Communications in Business and Professions (3)
COM250Introduction to Organizational Communication (3)
JRN203Writing for Online Media (3)
Competencies
  1. Apply procedures to copyright a song, publish it, and select an appropriate performance rights agency. (MUC109, MUC110)
  2. Locate and use different levels of music industry professionals including entertainment attorneys, managers, agents, and concert promoters. (MUC109, MUC110)
  3. Market musical products in such areas as music arranging/composing, score preparation, recording technology, audio engineering, post production for film and television, and the advertising industry. (MUC109, MUC110)
  4. Apply skills for marketing songs, recordings, and musical performances and develop a portfolio of such products for self-promotion. (MUC293)
  5. Explain the functions of a music business in the areas of entrepreneurship, the digital age, e-commerce, industry leadership, visionary development and the collaboration process. (MUC209, MGT253)
  6. Integrate human relations, communication, and technical skills as an intern in an appropriate business or industry. (MUC290AA, MUC296WA)