Entertainment & Music Business Law Certificate
The Entertainment & Music Business Law certificate program is a specialty within the Business Track. Students who wish to engage in this unique area of legal practice can benefit from the array of courses this program offers. The Entertainment Law portion explores legal and business issues relevant to film, multimedia, publishing, radio, sport, television, theatre, and visual arts. Music business, which comprises a large part of the certificate program, is a course of study pioneered at Belmont University and a significant industry in Nashville. The requirements for completion of the certificate program are set forth below.
Students must earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 in the following required courses:
- Contracts and Sales
- Business Associations
- Intellectual Property
Students must successfully complete all of the following courses:
- Contract Drafting or Business Planning
- Entertainment Law
- Entertainment Law Practicum
- International Business Transactions
Students must successfully complete at least six credit-hours of Entertainment and Music Business Law electives. Courses qualifying as Entertainment and Music Business Law electives will be announced prior to registration each semester.Requirement Four:
Students must successfully complete the Upper-Level Rigorous Writing Requirement in connection with one of the courses listed in Requirement Two or Requirement Three.