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Commercial Music

The commercial music program at Cornerstone University is one of the newest programs in the Communication, Media & Music Division. This exciting new program is designed for students with an aptitude for both music and business, utilizing both skills to influence their world for Christ.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Arts

Academic Division

  • Communication, Media & Music Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of Communication, Media & Music Division graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Internships

As part of your program, you’ll take part in an internship with one of our local business partners. Take a look at where some of our students intern around Grand Rapids.

Opportunities

  • Circle Theatre
  • Contemporary Music Center
  • Lakeshore Arts Alliance

Careers

Commercial music is one of the fastest-growing career fields in the country, especially for graduates with skills in sound engineering and music production. Here are the career fields that are hiring for commercial music graduates.

Opportunities

  • Arranger
  • Music director
  • Recording artist
  • Songwriter
  • Touring artist

Program Features

The commercial music program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guide

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select the degree planning guide to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in commercial music.

Commercial Music Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our commercial music program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

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My time at Cornerstone was marked by a community that surrounded and supported me—faculty who took a personal interest in building a relationship with me; staff that were sensitive, encouraging and inspired me to grow; and challenging, supportive fellow students with whom I have enjoyed long-lasting friendships.

Nick Burner (’15)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Communication, Media & Music Division has several music-related degree options available. Take a look at some of the other programs related to commercial music.

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Contact

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616.222.1418

Hours

MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.