|Effective: Summer 2015|
|MUS 51||BASICS OF MUSIC PUBLISHING||4 Unit(s)|
|Advisory: Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 18 or 59.|
|Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass|
|FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU|
|3 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter)|
|Student Learning Outcomes -|
|Prepares the student to navigate the music publishing business by eliminating the legalese and explaining the business in everyday language. Class includes writing original songs for review. Active listening and constructive critiquing of original student compositions.|
|Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|Methods of Evaluation -|
|Representative Text(s) -|
|No textbook. Weekly lesson lectures in Etudes. |
|Method of Instruction -|
|Lab Content -|
|The goal of the lab activities is for the students to apply the theoretical knowledge that they learned in the lessons to the 'real world' challenges confronted by professional songwriters. |
|Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
'Unsuspecting Heart' a love story about love the second time around. They're looking for a love song.
'Carrington County' a story of a small town loser and his redemption with a country music soundtrack. They're looking for an upbeat country song.
'Radio Thunder' a story about chasing dreams in the early days of Rock n Roll.
The producers are looking for a song that sounds like it was written in the late 1950s .
Please pick one of these projects, write a song using one of the titles while addressing the concept in the lyrics.