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Oh cool, a useless major that will result in a 99% failure rate. Fantastic!
This pretty much. Or AKA an easy gimme course for football players.
LM3 just jizzed his chon's.
USC do'n work.
Just another recruiting tool.
this program can only work in LA or Nashville...sounds interesting...and awesome
Come on dear...the only football player that may be turning backflips is Leon McQuay...a 4.0 student.
*Sorry SoCal..posted before reading yours!
This post was edited by usctrojan1 11 months ago
"Here are provided seats of meditative joy, where shall rise again the destined reign of Troy." Virgil
"They come for the money, weed and weather"
Perhaps at a shitty state school like PedoState.
A US News Top 25 school that actually creates societal producers.... try again. You just mad your econ degree only got you a job at Starbucks.
So how many of those initial 25 do you think will make it in the music industry? If your answer is more than zero, you are fooling yourself.
BTW, coming with such anger and lack of knowledge about PSU, read this:
As companies cut costs, many are shifting their corporate-recruiting strategies by developing deeper relationships with nearby state universities.
I'm not saying this academy is going to be successful, but I don't see any reason to assume ZERO will be successful from this program. Just because it's not one of the traditional and/or "productive" disciplines doesn't mean everyone in it is doomed to failure.
I'm sure a couple will make it through the years, but typically zero will. Look, it's just one of those industries where you don't need an education to be successful. It will just result in rich kids throwing their parents' money away, languishing for a couple of years and then moving on to something else. Hey, it's free money... USC shouldn't turn it down. I'm just saying, it's going to be a BS major.
This post was edited by getmyjive11 11 months ago
Considering probably over 100 thousand people work in the music industry and this will most likely be one of the top programs and located in the country's music capital, I am going to say 25. Also, who cares about corporate recruiters. Most jobs at those companies suck and you aren't paid all that well.
What do you need a degree for in the music industry? Please, the implication here is that this will be geared towards preparing future music moguls. Again, why do you need a degree for that? It's stupid.
And no, most of those jobs at corporations do not suck. And all of them require degrees (unlike the music industry). It's a far better investment.
Post was comedy, thanks for that.
Whatcha crying for?
Somebody is still mad about Silas Redd.
Did you call me a white supremacist? If so, that's disgusting. You should be banned.
The degree can be parlayed into other endeavors.
Only 400 some odd companies in a school of around 40k undergrad (vs. USC's ~17k)... no wonder so many of you graduate unemployed.
This statement is so off base and ignorant I am not even sure where to start. Saying you're a dumbass is the only way I can communicate to your intellect in this thread so far. Breaking it down in detail for you would only be a waste of time.
PSU has some of the best placement statistics in the country. What are you talking about?
Ok, please name a music mogul who went to school specifically to be in the music industry, earned his degree and is now where he is because of it.
If you can't name anyone, how am I wrong?
Jay-Z, school of hard knocks.
How may majors for the music industry have ever existed? There's music administration, but that's more for orchestras and the like. And just because guys in the business now didnt major in it (I'm thinking because no such major existed) doesn't mean that education couldn't help kids who want to do that in the future. Hell, how many businessmen have been successful without graduating college? Doesn't mean we should abolish business degrees. I agree with you that there are jobs out there that don't require college degrees. I just don't think we know yet if this field could benefit from it.
None of course. The music industry is all social. You can't teach a kid to be good at making contacts and having an ear for music. It's stupid.
The comparison to business is pretty absurd. Name me one CFO who doesn't have a degree?
Its not even about that ass clown. Did you even read the article?
"The four-year program will feature four core curriculum areas: arts and entrepreneurship; technology, design and marketability; concept and business platform; and creating a prototype. It aims to foster entrepreneurship that brings students’ entertainment, technology and business skills into play. Instruction will involve engineering, computer science, fine arts, graphic design, business and leadership training"
Imagine how many people in the industry could have benefitted from some sort of training program at some point in time. Broke ass artists, producers, business investors, and industry people every where out here that once 'made it' so to speak. Just like football, what good is it when a kid makes millions through out his career only to be broke 5 years after the fact.
Imagine what a program could do to help the failure rate rather than worry about the success rate? You should quit posting.
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