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MUS 1111 Music Theory I

First in a sequence of four music theory courses. Focus placed on diatonic melodic and harmonic structures, including scales and modes, intervals, tonality and keys, melodic organization, voice leading, instrument and voice ranges, transposition, triads and seventh chords. Activities include musical composition, analysis, listening, discussion and computer work.

Prerequisites: MUS 1101 and Approval of Department

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze musical structures found in written music.
  • Compose two melodies in period form.
  • Notate music by using music-notation software
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Music
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term