Bachelor of Science
Music Industry Studies

Music Industry Studies at Greenville University

Be a studio recording engineer, run live sound or lighting for concerts. Perform, be a recording artist or songwriter. Produce audio for TV, movies or video games. GU prepares you to do it! 

The Music industry studies (MIS) foundation includes studio recording, live audio production, lighting design, commercial music performance, Audio Postproduction, Game Audio Design and a thorough understanding of the music industry. Get hands-on experience in state-of-the-art studios and multiple performance venues. Small production companies let you work in the company, record for the company, and grow to be producer and finally run the company. Visit Music City with GU’s partner the Contemporary Music Center - Nashville for immersive industry experiences. Get personalized attention from caring profs and industry pros committed to making you the best you can be.  

GU has produced alumni 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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Audio Engineering
Hands-on engagement day 1! Practice your craft with 24/7 access to recording studios with Pro Tools and Logic. Produce industry standard music in state-of-the-art studios with projects courses where you engineer, produce, write, and perform. Don’t just learn about audio engineering, engineer and produce it!
Commercial Music Performance
Learn to perform, write songs, use digital media and gain excellent technical skills. Compose songs guided by award-winning songwriters; perform live with bands, record in state-of-the-art studios and advance as both performer and engineer. Learn how to be an independent artist. Each semester be part of a Producers Group working with a Producer, main and assistant engineers, live audio and lighting designers. Don’t just ‘learn’ what it means to be a performer, be one at GU!
Playground Productions, GU’s student led production company combines all areas of MIS (studio, live audio, songwriting, performing, promotion, touring) to produce real music industry projects. Don’t just learn what it takes to be in the music industry. Show you’ve done it at GU.

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Music Industry Studies, BS Course Requirements

Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.