Sep 20, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Songwriting Emphasis: 40 Hours

The Commercial Music Major provides a broad musical base for students who wish to pursue careers in the commercial music industry.  The Songwriting emphasis prepares students to create songs in a variety of commercial music styles.

NOTE: Students are confirmed in the Major in Commercial Music - Songwriting Emphasis (allowing them to take specific coursework in this emphasis) after the submission and approval of a songwriting portfolio of materials. See School of Music for portfolio requirements. This confirmation should occur during the first two semesters.

Course Requirements

Select one of the two following principals: 19 Horus

Voice Principal: 19 Hours

Keyboard and Instrumental Principals: 19 Hours

(Percussion principles take MBI 2010 Improvisation I  and MBI 2030 Ethnic Percussion )

Electives: 5 Hours