MUSIC INDUSTRY STUDIES (BS)

A BLEND OF MUSIC AND BUSINESS, FOR THE FUTURE LEADERS OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS.

 

If you have a burning passion for music and want to turn your creativity into your career, Loyola is the place for you. With our state-of-the-art facilities, industry-recognized and Grammy-winning faculty, and comprehensive curriculum, you'll learn exactly how each component of the music industry works, from production, technology, and recording, to publishing, distribution, and legal issues, to management, event production, and marketing.

But you don't have to be an artist or performer looking to monetize your passion, or create a sustainable career out of your interests. Our rigorous and interdisciplinary program prepares graduates on the path to industry careers in:

  • Artist Management
  • Music Production
  • Agencies & Entertainment Law
  • Marketing
  • Publishing
  • Promotion
  • Video Production
  • Event Production
  • Writing & Journalism

 

With our twelve-credit-hour tracks, you can tailor your MIS BS to build the skills and cultivate the experience you want, and graduate with both a specialized concentration on your diploma and the diverse toolset that today's creative economy demands.

 

2015-2016 Suggested Curriculum Schedule

Freshman Year
Fall Spring
MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum
MUIN-M110 Intro to Music Industry Studies MUGN-M115 Intro to Music Technology
BA-B100 Intro to Business Personal Finance
MUGN-M105 Music Industry Musicianship PHIL-T122 Philosophy of the Human Person
FYS-T121 First Year Seminar HIST-T122 Global History
ENGL-T122 Critical Reading & Writing SCIE-T129 Investigating Nature
Sophomore Year
Fall Spring
MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum
MUGN-M225 Digital Audio Production MUGN-M260 Internet Technologies I
ECON-B100 Principles of Microeconomics MKT-B280 Basic Marketing
MUIN-M201 Arts & Entertainment Legal Issues I MUIN-M215 Arts & Entertainment Management
Common Curriculum (Religion) MATH-T122 Math Models or MATH A115 Finite Math
Advanced Common Curriculum (3 hours) PHIL-RELS Philosophy II or Religion II Elective
Advanced Common Curriculum (3 hours) MUIN-M475 Arts & Entertainment Internship
Junior Year
Fall Spring
MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum
MUIN-M315 Arts & Entertainment Marketing MUIN-M310 Arts & Entertainment Finance
Elective Track Elective Track
Arts Track Elective Arts Track Elective
MUEN or PUPC Elective Tech/Skills Track Elective
Advanced Common Curriculum (3 hours) Tech/Skills Track Elective
Senior Year
Fall Spring
MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum MUIN-M100 Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum
MUIN-M400 Arts & Entertainment Entrepreneurship MUIN-M450 Music Industry Senior Seminar
MUEN or MUPC Elective Advanced Common Curriculum (3 hours)
Arts Track Elective Arts Track Elective
Elective Track Elective Track
Advanced Common Curriculum (3 hours)  

 

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