Music

Courses

MUS 1000. Music Appreciation. 3 hrs.

A survey course covering the history of music. Intended to broaden the students understanding of music as an essential component of culture. Course work is divided into three categories: study of elements and fundamentals, study of music history and context in which major works were created, and listening. Lecture, three hours per week. IAI: F1 901.

MUS 1002. Music Theory I. 4 hrs.

Introductory study of the basic elements of music theory. Coursework is divided into two categories: study of music theory, rhythm, triads, seventh chords and diatonic harmony and aural skills; the development of proficiency in ear training and sight singing using the movable do solfege. Lecture, three hours per week; lab 2 hours per week. NOTE: Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in applied music lessons. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of music reading.

MUS 1012. Music Theory II. 4 hrs.

Continuation of MUS 1002. Continuation of diatonic harmony, part writing and analysis. Continuation of aural skills; ear training, rhythmic dictation and sight singing using the movable do solfege. Lecture, three hours per week; lab, two hours per week. NOTE: Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in applied music lessons. Prerequisite: MUS 1002.

MUS 2002. Music Theory III. 4. hrs.

Continuation of MUS 1012. Completion of diatonic harmony. Introduction to chromatic harmony. Emphasis on part writing and analysis, continuation of aural skills; ear training, rhythmic and melodic dictation, and sight singing using the movable do solfege. Lecture, three hours per week; lab, two hours per week. NOTE: Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in applied music lessons. Prerequisite: MUS 1012.

MUS 2012. Music Theory IV. 4. hrs.

Continuation of MUS 2002. Application of analytical techniques through the study of formal designs of the common-practice period. Continuation, sight singing using the movable do solfege, and basic keyboard skills. NOTE: Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in applied music lessons. Prerequisite: MUS 2002.