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EIT 272 Songwriting II
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Advanced songwriting techniques as a continuation of Songwriting I, including poetic and lyrical rhythm and meter, counterpoint, harmonic development, form and total song development to maximize emotional content.

Prerequisites: EIT171

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify various poetic meters and describe how they relate to musical rhythms. (CSLO 2 & 3)
2. (Comprehension Level) Match lyric patterns to musical patterns. (CSLO 2 & 3)
3. (Analysis Level) Contrast the use of varied meters to fit varied lyrical and musical patterns. (CSLO 2 & 4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Construct memorable verses, pre-choruses, choruses and bridges that use the techniques of connection, contrast and flow. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
5. (Analysis Level) Select the appropriate song structure to enhance the emotional intent of the music and lyric for a song. (CSLO 2 & 3)
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate the technique of modulation to heighten the emotional content of a song. (CSLO 2 & 3)
7. (Synthesis Level) Develop and use melodic counterpoint effectively. (CSLO 2 & 4)
8. (Synthesis Level) Generate various colors utilizing different grooves, harmony (chords) and modes (melody) with a single or multiple songs. (CSLO 2 & 4)
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