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B.M. in Commercial Music

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Residential Commercial Music Programs

As part of the Center for Music and Worship, the Department of Commercial Music trains musicians to enter the commercial music arena at a professional level immediately upon graduation. Commercial music programs have grown in influence and popularity over the past four decades.

Liberty University adds to this growing discipline by preparing you to meet the challenges of the culture with a biblically centered worldview.

Get your Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Commercial Music and focus on your passion.

Admission Requirements

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Artist Development

Credit Hours

128 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Commercial Music (B.M.): Artist Development DCP

 

 

Featured Courses

  • Creative Worship (MUSC 201)
  • Fundamentals of Music Production & Audio Engineering (MUSC 218)
  • Artist Spiritual Formation (MUSC 373)
  • Artist Presentation (MUSC 379)
  • Christian Music Industry Seminar (MUSC 436)
  • Senior Commercial Music Program (MUSC 468)

Film Scoring (Film & Media)

Credit Hours

126 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Commercial Music (B.M.): Film Scoring (Film & Media) DCP

Featured Courses

  • Music, Art, Worship & Culture (MUSC 200)
  • Fundamentals of Music Production & Audio Engineering (MUSC 218)
  • Orchestration for Film & Media (MUSC 336)
  • Scoring Techniques for Film & Media (MUSC 337)
  • Groove Writing (MUSC 338)
  • Private Composition (MUSC 439)

Jazz Studies

Credit Hours

128 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Commercial Music (B.M.): Jazz Studies DCP

Featured Courses

  • Jazz Improvisation & Lab I (MUSC 143)
  • Survey of Pop & Jazz Music Literature (MUSC 213)
  • Commercial Improvisation Techniques (MUSC 360)
  • Jazz Arranging (MUSC 366)
  • Jazz Pedagogy (MUSC 367)
  • Senior Commercial Music Program (MUSC 468)

Publishing & Producing

Credit Hours

126 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Commercial Music (B.M.): Publishing & Producing DCP

Featured Courses

  • Pro Tools Fundamentals I (CINE 271)
  • Basic Conducting (MUSC 315)
  • Fundamentals of Sound Reinforcement (MUSC 329)
  • Fundamentals of Music Publishing & Producing (MUSC 378)
  • Music Publishing & Entrepreneurism (MUSC 461)
  • Internship (MUSC 499)

Recording Engineering & Producing

Credit Hours

126 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Commercial Music (B.M.): Recording Engineering & Producing DCP

Featured Courses

  • Introduction to Pro Tools (CINE 271)
  • Fundamentals of Sound Reinforcement (MUSC 329)
  • Studio Producing, Mixing & Audio Engineering (MUSC 362)
  • Advanced Digital Audio Production (MUSC 462)
  • Music Mixing & Post Production (MUSC 463)
  • Internship (MUSC 499)

Songwriting

Credit Hours

128 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Commercial Music (B.M.): Songwriting DCP

Featured Courses

  • Principles of Arranging (MUSC 310)
  • Music Technology I: Notation (MUSC 330)
  • Private Songwriting (MUSC 370)
  • Principles of Songwriting I (MUSC 376)
  • Commercial Music Program (MUSC 468)
  • Internship (MUSC 499)