May 26, 2020  
2006-2007 University Catalogue 
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

MUSC 651 - Music Journalism

Practical, hands-on study of writing about music, musicians, and the music industry for consumer, trade and academic periodicals; books, videos, DVDs and other multimedia projects. Students learn library and Internet research techniques, how to acquire and foster industry contacts, interview methodology, how to best utilize archival resources, the writing “marketplace” and the “business of writing,” formulation of a marketable idea, magazine writing and editing, the periodical and book submission process, professional guidelines and insights for composing video/ DVD narration and voice-overs. Formerly MU 515

Prerequisites & Notes
Open to majors in the School of Music only. Restricted to students enrolled in graduate programs.

Credits: 1 cr, 1 hr