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Music Business

About the B.A. in Music Business

The BA in Music Business equips students to pursue careers in the evolving music industry. Students learn the fundamental management concepts of the recorded music business, copyright, music publishing, online retail and services, artist management and music marketing. A focus on entrepreneurship and leadership allows music business majors to prepare themselves to be the next generation of innovative music industry executives.

Elective courses in the Business and Entrepreneurship department give students hands on management experiences through student run businesses that include a record label, a talent agency, a music publishing company, and an online distribution platform.


Recommended First-Semester Classes

We recommend you choose some of the following classes for your first semester:

  • • 28-1110 Introduction to Management 
  • • 28-1112 Managerial Economics
  • • 28-1113 Information Management
  • • 28-1115 Entertainment Marketing
  • • 28-1410 Business of Music