The Bandier Program for Recording and Entertainment Industries offers a hands-on, future-focused curriculum.

You will build an understanding of music, communications, business and entrepreneurship in a multidisciplinary program that leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. In addition to Newhouse communications classes, the curriculum combines coursework from the Whitman School of Management, Setnor School of Music and College of Arts and Sciences to give you a set of skills catered to the music industry job market.

Selected courses:

BAN 201

David M. Rezak Music Business Lecture Series

This lecture series features music business leaders and will focus on business trends, day-to-day demands, negotiations and the nuances of recent or current successful projects.

BAN 454

Music Business, Technology & Emerging Opportunities

This course explores the opportunity that technology creates for creative, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial students in the rapidly changing music and entertainment industries.


Music Recording

Students produce a recording of a musical performance in a 24-track recording studio. Topics include: Aesthetics of recorded sound, acoustics, psycho-acoustics, the multitrack recording process, mixing, microphone techniques and signal processing.