Introduction to the Entertainment Industry BUS1000T
$1,295 – $1,495
This course will provide students with a broad introduction to the entertainment industry and the interrelationships between art, technology, and business.
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Virtual Classroom Schedule
This course is delivered in a Virtual Classroom format. During classes, you will be able to interact with your instructor and peers in real-time through online tools and course software. The course has an assigned class schedule, evaluation dates, and assignment due dates. All classes are recorded and posted to your course page to review any content you may have missed. To get the most out of this course we strongly recommend you attend all classes. You must complete evaluations at the scheduled times and you will only have access to the course and course materials until the final exam.
Please check the posted class schedule before you enroll. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions team at email@example.com.
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Please Note: Course schedules are subject to change.
About Course Credit
If you choose to take this course for credit, you will be required to attend the instructor-led virtual classes for the course and record your attendance through our Learning Management System (LMS). To receive credit for the course, you must complete all course evaluations and obtain a minimum final grade of 60%. If you enroll in a course for credit, our Registrar's office will schedule a meeting with you to review the For Credit requirements in advance of the course start date. If you choose the Not for Credit option when you enroll, you will still be registered in the same course and have access to all of the same lectures and materials as the For Credit students, but you will not be able to apply the course as a credit towards one of Metalworks Institute's Online Diploma Programs.
Please Note: Credits can only be applied to online diploma programs within 24 months of course completion.
Course Specific Requirements
Prerequisites & Corequisites
This course does not have any prerequisites or corequisites; it is an introductory course.
Required Textbooks & Resources
Suggested Textbooks & Resources
Course-Specific Hardware & Software Requirements
Below are the minimum requirements to access and participate in the course environment. Please make sure to also check the Prerequisites, Corequisites and Course-Specific Requirements section above, and ensure your computer meets or exceeds the minimum system requirements for all software needed for your course.
• OS X 10.10
• Yosemite or Higher
• Windows 10
• Latest Version of Google Chrome or Safari
• Microsoft Teams
• Speakers or Headphones
• Internal or External Microphone
• High-Speed Internet Connection
Josh Laing is an accomplished musicologist, researcher, performer and music business professional. Trained as a jazz guitarist, Josh started his career as a performer and branched out into the business side of the music industry, working for companies including CMRRA, one of the world’s largest mechanical rights agencies, and ole (now part of Anthem Entertainment). Josh has also worked as a Music Supervisor for productions including on the award-winning documentary “Sounds Like a Revolution”.
Please Note: Instructor(s) is/are subject to change based on availablity.
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