Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Western Main Campus

Writing 3402F/G

HITTING THE RIGHT NOTES: SONG LYRIC WRITING


Do you want to write lyrics in your favourite musical genre—blues, rock, folk, pop, hip hop, and others? Learn essential lyric writing tools including imagery, repetition, metre, persona, and storytelling structure while studying master songwriters and workshopping your own lyrics. No previous music theory experience required.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2294G F/W15; Writing 3902G F/W17; Writing 3901G F/W19.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 65% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or at least 65% in each of MIT 1020E (or both of MIT 1021F/G and MIT 1022F/G) and MIT 1025F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: WRITING