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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MMED 701 The Art of Teaching Songwriting for the Music Educator

3 credits 42.0 hours
700 level graduate course

This course provides music educators at all levels the opportunity to learn about the art of songwriting and how to teach songwriting to students. Students will gain an understanding of the basic elements of a well-crafted song, and the essential elements of melody and lyrics. Strategies for writing and teaching songwriting through traditional methods, current methods in the use of technology, and creating through beats will be explored. Music educators will experience an in-depth understanding of the many facets of songwriting and how to bring this art form into the classroom.

This course is not repeatable for credit.