Music: Commercial/Business (MUC)
Designed to provide an overview of content creation and copyright considerations within the Music Industry. Topics include songwriting and music creation, copyright, publishing and licensing, studio production, media applications of music, business ownership and operations, and emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
Designed to provide an overview of the marketing and monetization of music. Topics include music label operations; contracts; marketing, promotion, and merchandising; agents, managers, and attorneys; concert promotion and touring; and unions and guilds. Prerequisites: None.
Use of digital mixing and automation software in conjunction with editing and recording. Includes computer operation, troubleshooting, and file management. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC195, or MUC195AA, or FMP105, or permission of Instructor.
Use of digital mixing and automation software in conjunction with editing and recording. Includes computer operation, troubleshooting, and file management. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC111, and (MUC195 or MUC195AA).
Basic principles of studio sound recording. Emphasis on musical acoustics, operation of recording equipment, studio setups, and multitrack recording. Includes studio session process and musical production decisions. Prerequisites: None.
Music Business Internship work experience. Perform a variety of activities, to fulfill the routines and responsibilities of the department or business where the internship is served. Eighty (80) hours of designated work per credit. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division. Course Notes: MUC290AA may be repeated for a total of twelve (12) credit hours.
Designed to provide the skills and knowledge required for effective self-promotion. Focus on career goal development, market analysis, communication and networking skills, and the development of a self-promotional campaign. Prerequisites: None.