Through practical experience, creative preparation, and in-depth study, you’ll develop the knowledge and experience favored by varied sectors of the music industry, such as concert promoters, venues, music publishers, product manufacturers, radio, performing rights organizations, and talent agencies.
This minor, frequently paired with the Critical Communication and Media Studies major, explores how people devise and use media—whether speeches, social media, or others—to engage their world and to construct identity and community.
In this program, you’ll be challenged to examine popular culture’s influence on ourselves as well as society. You’ll work closely with accomplished and award-winning faculty to explore how this influence contributes to the construction of both personal and public identities. And, you’ll become engaged citizens, scholars, and practitioners who work in a variety of communication professions, attend distinguished graduate programs, participate in civic life, and shape public culture.