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Music Industry: Music Business (Minor)

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
MUS 102
COMPOSITION AND SOUND ART FOR NON-MUSIC MAJORS
MUS 105
ROCK MUSIC-THE BEATLES: MUSIC,AESTHETICS AND CULTURE
MUS 108
ROCK MUSICS OF THE WORLD
MUS 112
ROCK COMPOSITION
MUS 140
MUSIC OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLE
MUS 201
MUSIC OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1900
MUS 202
WOMEN AND MUSIC
MUS 203
CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL IMPROVISATION: SCRATCH ORCHESTRA
MUS 204
WHAT WERE THE BLUES? 1920-1960
MUS 205
THAT HIGH LONESOME SOUND: BLUEGRASS 1936-1972
MUS 207
INTRODUCTION TO SONGWRITING
MUS 208
COMMUNITY AUDIO ART PRODUCTION
MUS 272
TRENDS IN 20TH CENTURY ART AND MUSIC
MUS 278
JAZZ
MUS 280
POPULAR MUSIC OF AFRICA
MUS 281
OPERA
MUS 282
LOVE SONGS
MUS 284
CINEMATIC SOUNDS: THE ROLE OF MUSIC IN FILM
REC 217
EDM AND THE ART OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Select three of the following:6
PAM 306
TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS & DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
PAM 307
LEGAL ISSUES IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
PAM 308
MUSIC PUBLISHING
PAM 309
MUSIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP
PAM 310
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. ​​

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