HU 177 Music in the Marketplace

This course is designed to introduce students to the different areas of the music business. Among the topics to be discussed are the roles of major and independent labels in the music industry, the role of the government in legislating the industry, the collection and distribution of music royalties, basic music law, and creating, promoting, distributing, and merchandising music and musical acts, especially in the age of the Internet and computer technology. Contact Hours: (3,0)