An overview of business and legal issues of special concern to musicians and songwriters, with special emphasis on copyright law, recording and music publishing agreements, and relationships betwee
A hands-on approach to the important role of computers in the music industry.
An introduction to the fundamental principles of accounting and record-keeping in business operations.
An in-depth study of the nature of human and electronic communication.
The application of theories of organizational behavior and structure to managerial processes, and the overriding influence of ethics in decision making.
Study of current issues affecting the international music marketplace with emphasis on understanding the international record business and international music publishing.
An introduction to integrated marketing principles and practices within corporate and agency environments covering branding strategy and positioning, the value proposition, market research, custome
A critical analysis of the anatomy of domestic and international record companies, focusing on the role of each department within the structure.
A detailed analysis of the inner workings of music publishing companies, with emphasis on the role of the publisher in the acquisition, market development, and administration of copyrighted musical
This course explores the history of German cinema between 1919 and 1945.
Revolution reveals politics and society at the moment of upheaval and transformation.
History Topics courses enable students to choose from a variety of course themes that change each semester. Topics focus on a variety of historical periods and ideas.
This survey course examines the culture of black American music (West African griot music, spirituals, blues, jazz, black symphonic and concert music, gospel, R&B, soul, free jazz, funk, and hi
This course explores the social-political, cultural spiritual, and theological significance of popular music in American society.
This course explores the lives and works of great black musical artists.
Throughout the history of world civilizations many societies developed mystical and contemplative traditions that radically questioned the authority, hierarchy, and dogma of religious and political
This course examines the development of human rights theories and practices, early efforts at an international response and the creation of a modern human rights agenda after 1945.
The 20th century, often referred to as "The American Century," was a time of turbulent transformation in which Americans were forced to rethink their political ideals, their commitment to
Students will read and discuss articles by respected scholars and commentators on critical issues facing the world today.
The meaning of one's sexual identity has changed dramatically from one period of history to another, and from one culture to another.