Courses

MUIN 2011. Contemporary Commercial Songwriting. 1 Hour.

Introduction to the songwriting craft and profession by studying songwriting techniques, creating original songs, and exploring business aspects of the songwriting component of the music industry. No prior music courses or experience required. Instrumental, vocal, or music technology skills encouraged. (Typically offered: Fall, Spring and Summer)

MUIN 3403. Composing for Film and Television. 3 Hours.

Develop the tools needed to create original music for visual media. Focuses on the aesthetics, procedures, and technical aspects of scoring for film and television. Completion of MUTH 3613 Form and 20th Century Techniques or MUTH 3723 Jazz Analysis is recommended. Prerequisite: (MUAC 2112 and MUTH 2603) or instructor consent. (Typically offered: Fall and Spring)

MUIN 4103. Legal Aspects of the Music Industry. 3 Hours.

Presents an in-depth look at the many types of legal agreements and concepts in the music industry commonly utilized by artists, composers, and corporations. Topics include copyright, trademark, recording contracts, management, publishing and licensing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Typically offered: Fall and Spring)

MUIN 4553. Live Music Business. 3 Hours.

The applied component of the live music business corresponding to the student-run record label services project in the department of music. Incorporates live music project cycles, digital marketing of live music, booking venues, routing tours, creating showcase events for student-run record label artists. Corequisite: Lab component. (Typically offered: Fall)

MUIN 4563. Artist Development. 3 Hours.

The applied component of the artist development side of the music department's student-run label services project. Students will work on project cycles involving selecting artists, recording and producing music, organizing music releases and media campaigns, creating online promotional strategies, and mapping the development of musical artists' careers. Corequisite: Lab component. (Typically offered: Spring)

MUIN 5553. Live Music Business. 3 Hours.

The applied component of the live music business corresponding to the student-run record label services project in the department of music. Incorporates live music project cycles, digital marketing of live music, booking venues, routing tours, creating showcase events for student-run record label artists. (Typically offered: Fall)

MUIN 5563. Artist Development. 3 Hours.

The applied component of the artist development side of the music department's student-run label services project. Students will work on project cycles involving selecting artists, recording and producing music, organizing music releases and media campaigns, creating online promotional strategies, and mapping the development of musical artists' careers. (Typically offered: Spring)