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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 1055 - Music Industry Topics and Careers

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3 Lab None
Course Description: This course is an introduction to the music industry. Topics include publishing, recording, arts management, copyright issues and the impact of technology on the music industry. Marketing strategies, entrepreneurial skills and career opportunities are also covered. This course is designed for music majors and students considering a career in the music industry.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. History of the music business
  2. Publishing and recording
  3. Copyright and licensing
  4. Contracts
  5. Arts management and administration
  6. Careers in music
  7. Legal and financial issues
  8. Marketing
  9. Technology

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. analyze current issues in the music industry.
  2. describe marketing strategies for music entrepreneurship.
  3. explain the historical development of the music business.
  4. explain the impact of technology on the music industry.
  5. identify possible career paths in the music industry.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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