Songwriting, Minor

The minor in songwriting offers students a chance to build songwriting skills through classes that focus on craft, collaboration, music theory, and songwriting business practice.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Required Courses

Music Theory
Complete one of the following:4
Fundamentals of Western Music Theory
Music Theory 1
Analyzing Popular Genres
MUSC 2210Introduction to Songwriting4
Songwriting Electives
Complete two of the following:8
Music in Everyday Life
Advanced Songwriting
Demo Production for Songwriters
Making a Musical: Analysis, Craft, and Creation
Copyright Law for Musicians
Music Recording 1
Music Recording 2

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor