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MUS. 286 Music Business

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Music (MUS.) Courses

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Overview of the business and legal aspects of the music industry. Topics include: record contracts, performance agreements, publishing, licensing, self-release, distribution, copyright, promotion and social media.  In addition, the duties and responsibilities of music producers, agents, managers, promoters, and performing artists will be examined.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU