Bachelor of Science
Music Industry Studies
Music Industry Studies at Greenville University
Want to be a studio recording engineer, run live sound or lighting for concerts? Want to perform and be a recording artist or songwriter? Want to produce audio for TV, movies or video games? With hands-on experience that prepares you for the industry, GU is the place for you!
Music industry studies (MIS) offers a foundation that includes studio recording, live audio production, lighting design, commercial music performance, Audio Postproduction, Game Audio Design and a thorough understanding of the music industry. You’ll get hands-on experience in our fully equipped state-of-the-art studios and in multiple performance venues. We set up small production companies, so you’ll work in the production company, record for the production company, and grow to be the producer and run the production company. Visit Music City! GU is partnered with the Contemporary Music Center - Nashville for immersive industry experiences. You’ll get personalized attention from caring professors and industry professionals committed to making you the best you can be.
GU has produced alumni music artists like Grammy Award winner Andre Anjos, Jars of Clay, Paper Route, and Augustana. Check out original songs and videos produced by GU’s MIS students.
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GU in a View
You won’t just learn…YOU’LL DO! Hands-on, industry experience and 24/7 studio access starts when you arrive on campus! Perform, write, engineer, record, design, as a team and then show your work in multiple performance spaces. Visit Music City! GU is partnered with the Contemporary Music Center - Nashville for immersive industry experiences.
GU grads can be found running live audio or working with Chris Tomlin, Casting Crowns, Blue Man Group, Georgia Florida Line, Sam Hunt, KJ52, Building 429 and many others. GU alums have received numerous Dove Award nominations and alumnus Andre Anjos is a Grammy Award winner for his remixing work. GU grads work in companies like Capital Christian Music, Sony, CTS Audio (Nashville), Sweetwater Sound, Ironman Sound (St. Louis) and in high-level positions in churches all across the nation.
Music Industry Studies, BS Course Requirements
Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.