MUSB 200 Princ & Practices: Music Business

This course studies the organization and operation of major and independent record labels. Topics include artist development, A&R Administration, budgets, production, marketing, and release schedules. The second part of the course is an in-depth study of the legal contracts required for operating a successful label. Current industry problems and economics differences between major and independent labels are discussed, as well as ethics and the Christian's role in the music industry. (Offered fall semester.)