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  Feb 21, 2018
2017-2018 University Catalogue

Music Business, Entrepreneurship + Technology Minor

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Contacts     Description     Academic Policy     Admission to the Minor     Program Objectives    Program Requirements



Michael Johnson \ \ 215.717.6335
Program Director


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 & registration  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)