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MUS. 120 Songwriting Workshop I

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Course Description

Using a collaborative workshop format, the course explores how to combine lyrics, melody, harmony, and form to create songs. Various techniques are used to get started on lyrics, turn lyrics into tunes, and find apt harmonies and forms for the student's new musical creations.

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