Jul 14, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

Music Business, Entrepreneurship + Technology minor

Michael Johnson, Minor Advisor



Students enrolled in the minor will study how to create, produce, record, edit, manipulate, and distribute audio and music for traditional and new media. These skills will be developed through specialized coursework and hands-on training. Study areas include audio recording, live sound, internet marketing, music business including legal aspects that influence the process and the distribution of the creative product, and a choice of technology and business elective courses.

Academic Policy

Minor programs are governed by the minor policy published on the the enrollment & attendance  page in the policies  area of the catalogue.

Admission to the Minor

CAMD Open to all students.
CPA Open to all students, except students pursuing a BS in Music Business, Entrepreneurship + Technology.
DLA Open to all students.

Program Objectives

Students enrolled in the minor will…

  • Understand the roles and relationships of the various components in the music industry
  • Understand the role of performing rights organizations
  • Understand the basics of copyright law and intellectual property
  • Create, record, edit, and mix music and audio using high end production software
  • Understand the basics of signal flow, and be able to operate a mixing console for both recording and live performance
  • Create, record, and edit MIDI sequences
  • Gain experience in the industry by completing an internship in technology or business

Program Requirements (15 credits)