Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

MUSC 376 - Principles for 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. (Formerly WMUS 332)

Prerequisites:
Admission to program and permission of instructor; MUSC 371 with a grade of “B” or higher; MUSC 330 and 334, or equivalent

Credits: 2



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