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Music Industry Concentration

Officially launched in Fall 2014, the Arts Management Program's Music Industry Concentration prepares students for careers in the music industry through relevant coursework, internships, and industry-related opportunities. The concentration requires 18 credit hours for ARTM majors, including:

ARTM 210: Introduction to the Music Industry (3 credit hours)
ARTM 230: History of the Recording Industry (3 credit hours)
ARTM 255: Fundamentals of Presenting the Performing Arts (3 credit hours)
ARTM 330: Music in the Marketplace (3 credit hours)
ARTM 390: Legal Aspects of the Entertainment Industry (3 credit hours)
ARTM 401: Music Industry Internship (3 credit hours)

Visit the course catalog for course descriptions and more details about concentration requirements.

1770 Records

College of Charleston's 1770 Records is a student run record label launched in the Fall of 2011 through the College's Arts Management Department. The record label was started and is run by students in the course ARTM 330: Music to the Marketplace. The label aims to provide emerging artists and aspiring music business entrepreneurs with a start in the music industry by offering opportunities to promote new releases and plan concert events. More...


Launched in January 2014 with special guests Darius Rucker and Cary Ann Hearst, IN THE MIX is an Arts Management produced speaker series connecting musicians and students to music industry leaders. More...

Building Your Team

Pictured above: ARTM Music Industry adjunct faculty Ron Mendola, Mark Bryan, and Will Lewis with special guests Ashley Flowers from Chucktown Music Group, entertainment lawyer Gus Gusler, and manager Doc McGhee.