The constantly changing climate of the music business serves as the backdrop for the Music Business Area which offers a Bachelor of Music degree with an concentration in Music Business.
Undergraduate Music Business majors learn by studying a wide range of topics, including
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Faculty in the Music Business Area are active and well-established as singers, songwriters, producers and/or record company executives. They have provided a variety of services for performing artists, record labels, film companies and management agencies throughout the country as managers, marketing and public relations directors and booking agents.
Students are encouraged to become active members of the division's multiple student organizations in order to gain hands-on experience working, interning and volunteering with local and regional entertainment companies:
MEISA (Music and Entertainment Industry Students' Association) – A national organization designed to connect students with industry professionals.
BlueT.O.M. (Tigers of Memphis) Records – Our student-run record label that gives students the opportunity to operate their own record company and release their own music.
Grammy University – Student Chapter of the Recording Academy where students get the same benefits as associated members but at a reduced price.
For more information on the division, please contact Alandis Brassel.