Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 25, 2021  
Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog

Performance, Songwriting Concentration, Mus.B.


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Performance Program 
Songwriting Concentration
Bachelor of Music (Mus.B.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 1004.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 90153

Concentration Overview

The Songwriting Concentration is designed to develop competencies in song structure, lyrics, melody, and vocal arranging through exposure and experience to different diverse contemporary styles.

Songwriting Concentration
AML 351 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 1; (2cr)   
AML 352 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 2; (2cr)   
AML 451 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 3; (2cr)   
AML 452 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 4; (2cr)   
MUS 261 - Computer Music Notation; (3cr)   
MUS 365 - Vocal Arranging; (2cr)   
MUS 393 - Instrumental Conducting; (2cr)   
MUS 394 - Choral Conducting; (2cr)   
MUS 415 - Popular Songwriting 1; (2cr)   
MUS 416 - Studio Composition; (3cr)   
MUS 435 - Songwriter’s Workshop 1; (1cr)   
MUS 436 - Songwriter’s Workshop 2; (1cr)   
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses
Course Name   Course Name
Semester 1   Semester 2
AML 141 - Applied Music Lesson 1; (2cr)     AML 142 - Applied Music Lesson 2; (2cr)  
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)     ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Music History Elective 100-200 Level; (3cr)     MUS 112 - Harmony 2; (3cr)  
MUS 111 - Harmony 1; (3cr)     MUS 122 - Sight Singing 2; (1cr)  
MUS 121 - Sight Singing 1; (1cr)     MUS 124 - Ear Training 2; (1cr)  
MUS 123 - Ear Training 1; (1cr)     MUS 186 - Keyboard Skills 2; (1cr)  
MUS 185 - Keyboard Skills 1; (1cr)     Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)  
    Freshman Jury  
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 3   Semester 4
AML 241 - Applied Music Lesson 3; (2cr)     AML 242 - Applied Music Lesson 4; (2cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)     MUS 212 - Harmony 4; (3cr)  
MUS 211 - Harmony 3; (3cr)     MUS 222 - Sight Singing 4; (1cr)  
MUS 221 - Sight Singing 3; (1cr)     MUS 224 - Ear Training 4; (1cr)  
MUS 223 - Ear Training 3; (1cr)     MUS 261 - Computer Music Notation; (3cr)  
MUS 285 - Keyboard Skills 3; (1cr)     MUS 286 - Keyboard Skills 4; (1cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)     Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
    Sophomore Jury  
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 5   Semester 6
AML 341 - Applied Music Lesson 5; (2cr)     AML 342 - Applied Music Lesson 6; (2cr)  
AML 351 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 1; (2cr)     AML 352 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 2; (2cr)  
General Elective; (3cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     MUH 302 - Jazz History; (3cr)  
MUS 218 - Form and Analysis; (3cr)     MUS 365 - Vocal Arranging; (2cr)  
MUS 314 - Arranging; (2cr)     MUS 394 - Choral Conducting; (2cr)  
MUS 393 - Instrumental Conducting; (2cr)     MUS 416 - Studio Composition; (3cr)  
MUS 415 - Popular Songwriting 1; (2cr)     Junior Jury  
Recital Composition 1        Recital Composition 2  
 Total 17   Total 16
Semester 7   Semester 8
AML 441 - Applied Music Lesson 7; (2cr)     AML 442 - Applied Music Lesson 8; (2cr)  
AML 451 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 3; (2cr)     AML 452 - Applied Composition Lesson/Seminar 4; (2cr)  
General Elective; (3cr)     General Elective; (3cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Ensemble Elective; (1cr)     Ensemble Elective; (1cr)  
Liberal Arts and Science Elective 300/400; (3cr)     MUS 436 - Songwriter’s Workshop 2; (1cr)  
MUS 435 - Songwriter’s Workshop 1; (1cr)     Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Recital Composition 3     Senior Recital  
    Recital Composition 4  
Total 13   Total 14

 

 

 

 

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