Department of Music - College of Liberal Arts - Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Music Industry

BA-Music, Music Industry Emphasis

The BA-Music, Music Industry Emphasis is a desirable degree for those who wish to study music within a traditional liberal arts framework combined with studies in music business, recording technology, and related fields. The degree is appropriate for students who seek a basic, comprehensive knowledge and skills foundation for work and growth in the music industry.

 In addition to other degree requirements, student will take the following music industry classes:

  • MIND 3311 - Applications of Music Technology3  hrs.
  • MIND 3312 - Recording Techniques I3  hrs.
  • MIND 3313 - Recording Techniques II3  hrs.
  • MIND 3314 - Live Sound Engineering3  hrs.
  • MIND 3316 - Introduction to MIDI Sound Synthesis and Control3  hrs.
  • MIND 3320 - Music Business Survey3  hrs.
  • MIND 3321 - Music Business II3  hrs.
  • MIND 4398 - Applied Experience3  hrs.
  • BUSI 3315 - Entrepreneurship, Creativity, & Innovation3  hrs.
  • BUSI 4320 - New Venture Creation3  hrs.

And choose one of the following:

  • MIND 3315 - Musical Acoustics3  hrs.
  • MIND 3322 - Entertainment Law and the Music Industry3  hrs.

Music Industry Minor

The minor in music industry is designed to provide students with the basic specialized skills required for post-graduate employment opportunities in arts marketing and management, studio technology, and audio recording. Students will have hands-on opportunities to work with up-to-date software packages used in music industry. Finally, students will have a significant opportunity to undertake an independent practical project within a chosen area of the music industry.

Requirements for this minor are:

  • MIND 3311 - Applications of Music Technology 3 sem. hrs.
  • MIND 3312 - Recording Techniques I 3 sem. hrs.
  • MIND 3313 - Recording Techniques II 3 sem. hrs.
  • MIND 3320 - Music Business Survey 3 sem. hrs.
  • MIND 3321 - Music Business II 3 sem. hrs.
  • MIND 4396 - Directed Individual Study 1-3 sem. hrs.
  • MIND 4398 - Applied Experience 3 sem. hrs.