MUS 411

The Business of Music

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An in-depth, practical investigation of the music industry with emphasis on current trends in the creation and consumption of music as it relates to commerce. Students cultivate familiarity with common music business practices necessary for a career as a music professional and manager. Includes music marketing principles and practices related to publicity, touring, distribution, publishing, licensing and synchronization rights, radio, auditions and grant writing.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of MUS 411, MUS 391 (if taken in the same topic).
  • Open to all students.


Undergraduate course in Music offered by the School of Music in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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