Music Industry: Music Business (Minor)

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The Music Business minor includes introductory music history and music theory courses as well as courses that are part of DePaul's Performing Arts Management program.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
MUS 107GUIDE TO MUSIC THEORY4
MUS 100UNDERSTANDING MUSIC4
or MUS 277 GUIDE TO MUSIC THEORY II
REC 216PRO TOOLS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE RECORDING STUDIO4
PAM 200INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC BUSINESS2
PAM 305ARTIST MANAGEMENT IN COMMERCIAL MUSIC2
Select one of the following:4
COMPOSITION AND SOUND ART FOR NON-MUSIC MAJORS
ROCK MUSIC-THE BEATLES: MUSIC,AESTHETICS AND CULTURE
ROCK MUSICS OF THE WORLD
ROCK COMPOSITION
MUSIC OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLE
MUSIC OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1900
WOMEN AND MUSIC
CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL IMPROVISATION: SCRATCH ORCHESTRA
WHAT WERE THE BLUES? 1920-1960
THAT HIGH LONESOME SOUND: BLUEGRASS 1936-1972
INTRODUCTION TO SONGWRITING
COMMUNITY AUDIO ART PRODUCTION
TRENDS IN 20TH CENTURY ART AND MUSIC
JAZZ
POPULAR MUSIC OF AFRICA
OPERA
LOVE SONGS
CINEMATIC SOUNDS: THE ROLE OF MUSIC IN FILM
EDM AND THE ART OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Select three of the following:6
TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS & DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
LEGAL ISSUES IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
MUSIC PUBLISHING
MUSIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MUSIC FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT

A maximum of six ensemble credits may be applied to the additional courses requirement. In addition, credit will be given for musicianship courses taken as a former music major. 

Students who take both MUS 107 and MUS 277 are eligible to take COM 313 (2 credits), offered during fall or winter quarter.

Students majoring in Music are restricted from earning this minor. ​​