Music Industry Program

Courses

MIP 131 History of the Music Industry 3.0 Credits

This course teaches the students the background of the recording industry, including technologies, social and political events that shaped the industry to the present.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 132 Survey of the Recording Industry 3.0 Credits

This course offers a comprehensive overview of the history of the Recording Industry plus an in-depth examination of the key changes that have affected the world of the Industry over the past 25 years. Marketing, Promotion, Branding, Music Streaming, Touring, Social Media development, and artist development will be covered.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 133 Digital Audio Workstations I 3.0 Credits

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of Digital Audio Workstation theory and practice as it relates to content creation through Music Instruments Digital Interface ( M.I.D.I.) sequencing. In addition to M.I.D.I. sequencing, students will be introduced to editing, and mixing.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 161 Copyrights in the Music Industry 3.0 Credits

This course is an in-depth exploration of what, how, when and where intellectual property exists in the music industry, with a particular emphasis on the role that copyrights play.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 170 Radio Management 3.0 Credits

Students learn about the growth and development of radio through the 20th century to today, including current challenges and new technologies, programming and marketing techniques, payola, organizational structure, corporate consolidation, the F.C.C., podcasting, satellite, and internet radio. Students also create their own radio stations and formats.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIP 179 Introduction to Sound Recording 2.0 Credits

Introduces the art of sound recording, including fundamentals of sound, sound capture, acoustic environment, recording devices, and the recording studio. Stakeholders, such as engineers, producers, and technicians are discussed.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Corequisite: MIP 227

MIP 227 Listening Techniques 1.0 Credit

Students will develop critical listening skills needed for all aspects of music production including commercial arranging, tracking, and mixing.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Corequisite: MIP 179

MIP 233 Digital Audio Workstations II 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on Digital Audio Workstation techniques used in modern audio production. This course will provide students with a basic understanding of Digital Audio Workstation theory of operation, system setup and troubleshooting, audio recording, editing, and “in the box” mixing.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 133 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 262 Trademarks and Patents in the Music Industry 3.0 Credits

This course is an in-depth continuation of the exploration of what, how, when and where intellectual property exists in the music industry, with a further emphasis on the use of trademarks and patents in the music and music software industries.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 263 Media Promotion 3.0 Credits

Students learn about the procedures and mechanisms used to promote music and music-related content through various media forms, primarily radio and video, and through any new media forms recently or futuristically discovered.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is EAM or major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 170 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 270 Live Music Industry 3.0 Credits

Course examines the basic concepts, key terms and roles of all essential players for both the venue management and touring and concert promotion industry and the relationships between venues, booking agents, tour managers and media.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 271 The Recording Industry I 3.0 Credits

This course teaches the students the fundamentals of the structure and function of the recording industry. It is a comprehensive exploration of the structure and function of the professionals in the recording industry with relation to: major labels, independent labels, and production companies with an analysis of those entities.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 161 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 272 The Recording Industry II 3.0 Credits

This course is a continuation of the recording industry principles learned in MIP 271.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 271 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 276 Sound Recording for Business Concentration 3.0 Credits

Sound recording techniques are presented to provide Music Industry Business Concentration students with basic recording competency through practical application. Students are required to create several recordings through projects that require teamwork and self-analysis.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 179 [Min Grade: C]

MIP 279 Sound Recording I 3.0 Credits

Basic sound recording procedures are presented with an emphasis on microphone techniques, signal-flow, and session workflow. Requires students to create several multitrack recordings, including editing and mixing.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: MIP 179 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 293 Survey of Music Production 3.0 Credits

This course analyzes various music recordings, including the genres of jazz, pop, R&B, and rock, from the modern recording era (1930’s to the present) and discusses the production techniques used to create them.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 311 Artists and Repertoire in the Music Industry I 4.0 Credits

Educates students in the art of selecting recording artists for a recording label’s artist roster. It analyzes target demographics for the label, genre specificity, A&R administration processes and takes the student through the myriad duties performed by an A&R executive in the recording industry.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 312 Artists and Repertoire in the Music Industry II 4.0 Credits

This course teaches the art of selecting recording artists for a recording label's artist roster. This student in this course work directly with A&M/Octone Records executive David Boxenbaum, to search and present artists to consider signing to the label. The class engages in weekly conference calls and presentations to Mr Boxenbaum and the staff.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 318 Music Merchandising 3.0 Credits

Students work in interdisciplinary groups with Design and Merchandising students to create a comprehensive merchandise extension program including product selection, production, distribution and promotion within the context of the artists' overall brand package.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIP 331 Music Venues and Concerts 3.0 Credits

Students will learn how to operate a music venue by learning how to book talent, market and promote, staff and hire personnel, create visibility, establish a long-term vision for the music venue.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 333 Digital Audio Workstations III 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on advanced Digital Audio Workstation techniques used in modern recording production with an emphasis on audio editing. Sound replacement, pitch correction, alignment, audio quantization, and editing proficiency are covered.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 233 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 336 Contracts and Legal Issues in the Music Industry 3.0 Credits

This course explores contractual agreements and the legal issues affecting the music industry today, such as free speech in radio and music lyrics, rights of publicity for recording artists, fair use and piracy, as well as the various standard agreements in common use in the music and recording industries.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 161 [Min Grade: D] and BLAW 201 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 338 Audio Seminar 2.0 Credits

Students present Extra Curricular recording projects to the instructor and fellow students for an in-class critique. The in-class critique will give the student direct feedback on their creative work and allow them to compare their work against the work of their peers. The production critiques will be moderated by the instructor and grades will be assessed based on in-class participation and presentations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 4 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 379 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 341 Touring and Booking 3.0 Credits

Educates student about the Live Performance revenue stream in the music industry, encompassing tour management, tour planning and implementation, concert promotion agreements, insurance issues and revenue breakdowns.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 343 MADKo Concert Promotions 3.0 Credits

This course teaches the students, through experiential, hands-on learning, how to organize, market, promote, advance and settle music concerts. The students conceive of, organize and book artists for concerts locally and regionally. They are responsible for every facet of the concert, from conception to final settlement.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 331 [Min Grade: D] or MIP 341 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 358 Electronic Music Production 3.0 Credits

This course is a holistic approach to electronic music production through the study of its history and hands on digital audio workstations techniques.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MIP 233 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 361 Music Publishing 3.0 Credits

This course explores the fundamental responsibilities of a music publisher including reviewing, evaluating, marketing, licensing, monetizing, representing and protecting original music, as well as the rights of songwriters and related content creators. Students will discover how music publishing is a crucial element of support in a thriving music industry and will learn how music publishers build value for their creative clients.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 161 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 365 Cities of Music and Culture 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to give students an introductory insight and understanding of the music industry in the chosen location of the class. This class is a Study Tour.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIP 366 Music Supervision 3.0 Credits

Students will be introduced to the creative and administrative elements of music supervision including sourcing, evaluating, licensing, and placing music into visual productions.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 161 [Min Grade: D] or MIP 361 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 374 Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry 3.0 Credits

Students will learn how to devise, conceive, create and implement a music industry-related business through the drafting of a business plan. This course is team-driven and will involve student discussions and critique.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: FIN 301 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 375 [WI] Marketing and Promo in Music Industry 3.0 Credits

This course is designed for students to understand marketing & promotion in the music industry and provide insight into the concepts of marketing and the tactics employed by labels, independent agents, and artists in the marketplace. Students will acquire the skills to assemble comprehensive, integrated marketing strategies that accompany a successful marketing campaign. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 132 [Min Grade: D] or MIP 272 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 376 MAD Dragon Music Group 3.0 Credits

MAD Dragon Music Group is designed to immerse students in the world of the independent music business and includes all of the professor led, student operated enterprises that create, organize and administer MAD Dragon Music Group projects.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 9 credits
Prerequisites: MIP 132 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 377 MAD Dragon Media 3.0 Credits

MAD Dragon Media is the marketing, publicity and media relation arm of the MAD Dragon Music Group.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 379 Sound Recording II 3.0 Credits

An advanced examination of current state of the art sound recording techniques. Special attention is paid to concert recording, digital and analog mixing techniques, advanced compression and equalization techniques, and time-based processing. Research methods in sound are introduced.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI and classification is Junior or Pre-Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: MIP 279 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 380 Special Topics in Music Industry 0.5-12.0 Credits

Covers special topics in music industry. May be repeated for credit if topics vary.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP 381 Audio for Video 3.0 Credits

This course will introduce the student to the technological and creative aspects of developing an audio score for audio/visual elements.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 233 [Min Grade: D] and MIP 279 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 382 Scoring to Picture 3.0 Credits

This course will expand the students' ability to create and produce an original score for an audio/visual element, drawing upon their creative and technological skills.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 381 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 383 MAD Dragon Studios 1.0 Credit

Students are involved in the day-to-day operations of MAD Dragon Recording Studios. Students will perform the business operations such as scheduling, logistics, and promotion, as well as oversee session needs, tech requirements and supplies.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 6 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 279 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 384 Synthesis and Sampling 3.0 Credits

This is an advanced course focusing on the theory and operation of hardware and virtual synthesizers and digital audio samplers. Students learn how to identify and manipulate the various parameters of synthesis and sampling devices.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 233 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 386 Commercial Music Production 3.0 Credits

An examination of the various ways that music is composed and used in television advertising, industries, trailers/promos for film, television, and radio, including bumpers and station ids.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 381 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 387 Studio Maintenance 3.0 Credits

Introduces the student to basic maintenance and troubleshooting techniques used in the modern recording studio. Basic electronic components, cabling, soldering skills, audio measurements, and equipment calibration are emphasized.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 279 [Min Grade: C]

MIP 388 Music and Audio Freelancing 2.0 Credits

Students will gain an understanding of how to prepare for and develop a career as a freelancer in the music and/or audio industries. They will learn how to develop career goals and a plan of action, create a basic professional website, and learn the basic financial, business, and marketing practices of a freelancer.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

MIP 389 Sound Reinforcement 3.0 Credits

This course covers all aspects of sound reinforcement for live performances, including system design, equipment usage, and acoustical concerns. The course uses both lecture and hands-on components for greater student understanding.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIP 390 Video Game Music and Audio 3.0 Credits

The objective of this course is to give students a well-rounded understanding of the state of contemporary video game music and audio; how the game development process works; the evolution of game audio, and how to approach the creation of video game music and audio.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIP 391 Analog Recording 3.0 Credits

This class enables students to practice the art of analog recording, editing and mixing. It puts in perspective the concepts, tools, and techniques of studio production that can be taken for granted in the digital domain. The constraints and aesthetic choices that are magnified by the analog format are very important parts of a holistic music production curriculum.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI and classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: MIP 379 [Min Grade: C]

MIP 392 Music Production Master Class 1.0 Credit

A guest music producer and his team will share their knowledge of record production. Students will learn both technical and business aspects of professional record production and will be assigned projects helping them develop a high level of expertise and professionalism.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI and classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: MIP 379 [Min Grade: C]

MIP 394 Big Data In The Music Industry 3.0 Credits

This course offers a comprehensive overview of collecting, analyzing, and understanding all aspects of Big Data research in the music industry. By intensive studies of the analytics of the data flow and how that information is used, this course will show students how to interpret the ebb and flow of the music business.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 132 [Min Grade: D] and STAT 201 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 395 Digital Revenue & Creative Destruction 3.0 Credits

Students will study the disruption, destruction and transformation of the music industry business model through the lens of entrepreneurial innovation in the post-Napster era. This course is team-driven and will involve extensive student discussions and critique.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

MIP 396 International Recording Business 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to give students an international perspective of the recording business. Students will research individual markets and compare and contrast them in order to evaluate business conditions and consider future economic prospects.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 132 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 426 Global Trends in the Music Industry 3.0 Credits

This course explores how the music, arts and entertainment industries operate and interact with a global perspective. Students will examine the unique attributes and different cultural and artistic components of global music industry centers with emphasis on "placemaking" factors, government-support models, economic landscape, market trends, chart history, deal types/income streams, hitmakers and moguls, and specific genres and styles emanating from around the world. Students will gain a greater understanding of how music, entertainment and various media platforms are perceived, supported and commoditized throughout the world.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: BLAW 201 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 433 Digital Audio Workstations IV 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on advanced Digital Audio Workstation techniques used in modern audio production. This course will explore trends in DAW technology and showcase emerging production techniques used in the creation of modern music.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 133 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 440 Legal and Business Affairs for MAD Program 3.0 Credits

L&B Affairs gives students the opportunity to examine, draft, revise, and negotiate all legal agreements attendant to MAD Dragon enterprise and all of its entities. The student will participate in business negotiations for all MAD Dragon-related dealing as well as working with real-world timelines and deadlines.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP 441 DraKo Booking 3.0 Credits

This course teaches the students, through experiential, hands-on learning, how to effectively act as a booking agent. They do so by booking tours for the MAD Dragon Records artists.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 331 [Min Grade: D] or MIP 341 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 443 Entertainment Contracts I 3.0 Credits

This course encompasses drafting and negotiating the most common types of agreements in the music industry.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: BLAW 201 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 444 MAD Dragon Records 3.0 Credits

MAD Dragon Records is the hands-on real-world component of the Music Industry Program as a full-service record label.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 271 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 445 MAD Dragon Publishing 3.0 Credits

Students engage in the everyday business of a Publishing Company, including investigating placement possibilities for songs in, e.g., movies and TV. They draft and negotiate licenses for uses, compile database, create and disseminate compilation CDs to music supervisors and like-users, and seek out and sign songwriters to the company.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 361 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 453 Entertainment Contracts II 3.0 Credits

This course is a continuation of Entertainment Contracts I that encompasses drafting and negotiating the most common types of entertainment agreements used by the Music Industry.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 443 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 464 Music Industry Cyberlaw 3.0 Credits

This course explores the law and legal issues that exist on the Internet, such as publication, domain names, disclaimers, liabilities of an e-commerce store or site related to the music industry.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: BLAW 201 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 467 Artist Representation 3.0 Credits

Students will gain an historical perspective on the evolving role of the Manager from an entrepreneurial perspective. The class examines the core components that comprise an artist's professional team. The course will explore and analyze the central role that managers in particular, but also, attorneys, agents, business managers, services firms, record labels and other entities each play in representing, developing, and supervising the artist’s overall business and brand.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

MIP 468 Music Industry E-Commerce 3.0 Credits

This course explores the inner workings of commerce in the music industry as it occurs in the Internet. The student gains an understanding of how to market and promote websites, utilize social networking sites and how digital services for the industry can serve the label, artist and/or publishing company.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 132 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 477 Music Production 3.0 Credits

The students in this class learn contemporary music production techniques through a combination of lecture, demonstration and independent work.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 379 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 481 Mixing and Mastering 3.0 Credits

The art of mixing and mastering music are covered in depth. This is an advanced audio engineering course that will focus on the mixing and mastering process. Proper equipment usage, methods, formats, and production goals are covered.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 379 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 482 Recording Session 3.0 Credits

Students will be involved in all aspects of recording production including artist selection, session planning, recording, overdubbing, editing, mixing and mastering.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.
Prerequisites: MIP 379 [Min Grade: D]

MIP 491 Senior Project in Music Industry 3.0 Credits

Senior Project is a thesis course in which student groups engage over the three quarters of senior year in intensive research on a topic selected by a jury among individual proposals. The thesis will result in some form of publishable material. The student will present their thesis to a jury in their final quarter of senior year.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI and classification is Senior.

MIP 495 Directed Studies in Music Industry 0.5-12.0 Credits

Provides supervised individual study of special topics in the music industry. Departmental permission required.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MUSI.

MIP I199 Independent Study in Music Industry Program 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP I299 Independent Study in Music Industry Program 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP I399 Independent Study in Music Industry Program 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP I499 Independent Study in Music Industry Program 0.5-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP T180 Special Topics in Music Industry Program 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP T280 Special Topics in Music Industry Program 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP T380 Special Topics in Music Industry Program 0.5-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIP T480 Special Topics in Music Industry Program 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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