Songwriting Program (SNG)
The SNG program is focused on the artistic craft and business aspects of professional songwriting. Students in the songwriting program complete either the B.S. or B.A. curriculum with a major in Songwriting and a minor in a career related discipline. The objective of the Songwriting program is to help the student develop his or her artistic craft while gaining a practical understanding of the business aspects of a songwriting career.
|Songwriting (B.A. or B.S.)||Hours|
|General Education Core Requirements (B.A. or B.S.)
Gen Ed Technical Requirement - MUH 2000, The Musical Experience (3)
|Music Business and Songwriting Requirements||28|
|MBU 1110, Survey of Music Business||
|MBU 2520, Copyright Law||
|MBU 3450, Music Publishing||3|
|AET 1380, Survey of Recording Technology||
|AET 2370, Studio Production I||3|
|SNG 2100, Seminars, Workshops, Showcases(1)||
|SNG 2110, Fundamentals of Commercial Songwriting I||3|
|SNG 2120, Fundamentals of Commercial Songwriting II||
|SNG 3110, Songwriting Practicum I||3|
|SNG 3120, Lyric Writing||
|SNG 4015, Songwriting Senior Capstone||
|MUT 1300, Fundamentals of Music (4) (2) or MUT 1330, Ear Training I (1) and MUT 1310, Harmony I (3) (2)||
|Music elective chosen from MUT, MUC and/or MUH courses - music theory, commercial music, and music history||6|
|MUH 3210, Evolution of the Popular Song||
1 Pass/Fail. Must earn a minimum of four (4) passing credits.
2Theory placement test may determine placement into higher-level theory (e.g. MUT 1310/20, Harmony I/II) where substitution will occur.