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Music Minor in Songwriting

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The Music Minor in Songwriting is available to majors in all disciplines at SMU who are interested in developing basic skills as composers, lyricists, and/or recording artists. The program allows students to pursue a lyric, music, or production emphasis within the field of songwriting. The plan includes a repeatable class in which songs are written, produced, performed, and recorded.

Requirement for Admission
Successful completion of MUTH 3217: Songwriting and an interview with the program adviser.

Required Courses 19 Credit Hours
MUTH 3217 Songwriting 2
MUTH 3117 Songwriting Lab
(2 terms required, the first term is a co-requisite to MUTH 3217)
2
MUAS 5322 Analysis of Music Production 3
ENGL 2391 Introductory Poetry Writing 3
MUTH 1301 Fundamentals of Music Theory
(Music majors/minors substitute MUTH 1129 and 1229)
3
Choose from: 3
Choose from: 3
Total Credit Hours 19

The Music Minor in Songwriting is offered through the Division of Music.

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