Music Industry Studies Option

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, Interscope Records, Sony Music Publishing, Warner Bros Records, Capitol Recording Studios, Universal Mastering, The Roxy, Nightbird Studios, Universal Music Distribution, and many others.

Resources for Music Industry Studies students

FACULTY ADVISORS


Dr. Dave Kopplin -- Contact Dr. Kopplin by e-mail
Prof. Arthur Winer -- Contact Prof. Winer by e-mail
Dr. Janine Riveire -- Contact Dr. Riveire by e-mail
Prof. Jenny Amaya -- Contact Prof. Amaya by e-mail
Dr. Nick Vasallo -- Contact Dr. Vasallo by e-mail

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

2014 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2013 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2012 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2011 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2010 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2009 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2008 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2007 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2006 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)
2005 CURRICULUM SHEET (.pdf)

2014 Music Industry Studies ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2013 Music Industry Studies ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2012 Music Industry Studies ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2011 Music Industry Studies ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2010 Music Industry Studies ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2009 Business Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2009 Production Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2009 Recording Technology Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2008 Business Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2008 Production Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2008 Recording Technology Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2007 Business Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2007 Production Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2007 Recording Technology Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2006 Business Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2006 Production Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2006 Recording Technology Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

2005 Business Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2005 Production Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)
2005 Recording Technology Sub-Area ROADMAP FOR GRADUATION IN 4 YEARS (.pdf)

MUSIC DEPARTMENT MASTERPLAN OF CLASSES OFFERED, 2013-2017 (.pdf)