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MUS. 120 Songwriting

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Explores the process of songwriting, allowing students to use their creativity while building skills in songwriting and performance. Specific topics include: contemporary song chord structures and harmony; form; melody; rhythm; lyric creation and original compositions and performances. No song-writing experience necessary.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: CMUS 150X