Recording Industry Production

The Entertainment Industry degree with emphasis in recording industry production is a Bachelor of Science degree that prepares students for participation in the fields of live concert reinforcement, studio engineering and production, remote location recording as well as preparing music for use in multimedia applications like websites, short and long form music videos as well as editing music for use in audiovisual presentations like TV and film. Students are encouraged to complement this degree with a minor in Theater, Film, Music or another program of their choice. All production majors begin with the major core of coursework which includes introductory classes in Mass Communication in general and to the music business in particular, as well a study of copyright basics. Students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of our multiple, extra-curricular opportunities to provide extra hands-on experience. Internships, participation with South City Records (student-run record label) and study abroad opportunities are all available for students eager to make the most of their education.

Recording Industry Core (16 hrs):
MCJ 101 — Survey of Mass Communication
MCJ 103 — Literacy Skills
MCJ 200 — Digital Media Production (MAC laptop required)
EI 200 — Recording Industry Collegium
EI 303 — Recording  Industry Survey
EI 461 — Entertainment Law

Recording Industry Management Major Requirements (21 - 23 hrs): 
EI 300 — Introduction to Audio Production (Writing Intensive) 
EI 345 — Digital Recording
EI 403 — Seminar in Sound Recording (Capstone)

Select two of the following:
MCJ 334/334L — Introduction to Radio Production
MCJ 335/335L — Video Production Techniques
MCJ 340 — Intermediate TV Production
MCJ 440 — Advanced TV Production

Select two of the following:
EI 421 — History of the Recording Industry
EI 431 — Music Publishing
EI 432 — Record Company Operations

EI/MCJ Electives (3 - 6 hrs):
MCJ 429 — Internship (Strongly recommended)

Non-MCJ Requirements:
MUS 165 — Music Appreciation


Requirements for a minor in Recording Industry Production (20 hours):

MCJ 200 — Digital Media Production (MAC laptop required)
EI 300 — Introduction to Audio Production
EI 303 —Recording Industry Survey
EI 345 — Digital Recording
EI 461 — Entertainment Law

Select the remaining six hours of electives in consultation with an advisor in the School.