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California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Music B.A. with Music Industry Studies Emphasis

The Music Department offers coursework leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Three main career paths - music education, music industry studies, and music performance - are available through the department''''s five emphasis areas. The Department presents and represents the complex tapestry of contemporary American musical life, showing a balanced view of the musical contributions of both genders and the various nationalities and ethnicities of the state`s population.

The Music Industry Studies (MIS) program at Cal Poly Pomona currently comprises the majority of the Music department`s undergraduate majors. The program`s wide-ranging and comprehensive curriculum provides students with a solid foundation in music theory, history, ensemble performance, production, recording technology, and business?as well as a well-rounded university education.

MIS-specific coursework includes:

Artist Representation & Promotion
Computers and Music
Digital Mastering, Editing & Delivery
History of American Popular Music
Jazz and Beyond
Music Copyright, Publishing & Licensing
Music Industry Internship
Music in the Record, Radio, Film & TV Industries
Music Recording I & II
Non-Profit Music
Seminar for Music Industry Studies
Tracking and Mixing

In preparation for careers in music, all MIS students complete internships throughout the music industry at organizations such as ASCAP, Inter-scope Records, Sony Music Publishing, Warner Bros Records, Capitol Recording Studios, Universal Mastering, The Roxy, Night-bird Studios, Universal Music Distribution, and many others.

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