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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

WMUS 332 - Principles of Songwriting I

Principles of song writing, including elements of writing melody; melodic structure; lyric form - understanding verse/chorus/bridge structures; melodic style; lyric style – gospel to classical, southern gospel to praise and worship and country to rock ‘n roll; and co-writing lyrics with other musicians.  Students are required to participate in the Songwriter’s Showcase presented by the Center for Worship each semester.

Prerequisites:
Permission of instructor and admission to program; WMUS 371 with a grade of “B” or higher; WMUS 330 and equivalent of WMUS 340 and 440

Credits: 2



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